1. [ adjective ] off-and-on

"the blinking signal light"

Related terms: bright
2. [ noun ] (biology,medicine) a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
Synonyms: eye_blink nictation nictitation wink winking blink
Related terms: reflex palpebration blink wink
3. [ adjective ] closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly; he stood blinking in the bright sunlight"
Synonyms: winking
Related terms: closed
4. [ adjective ] (used of persons) informal intensifiers
Synonyms: bloody crashing flaming fucking blooming bally

"what a bally (or blinking) nuisance" "a bloody fool" "a crashing bore" "you flaming idiot"

Related terms: unmitigated
Similar spelling:   blink