1. twinkling

adjective. ['ˈtwɪŋkəlɪŋ, ˈtwɪŋklɪŋ'] shining intermittently with a sparkling light.


  • beseeching

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Rhymes with Twinkling

  • sprinkling
  • wrinkling
  • tinkling

Sentences with twinkling

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The twinkling lights of your artificial Christmas tree add to the warm holiday ambiance in your home.

Quotes about twinkling

1. Man...heats up like a lightbulb: red hot in the twinkling of an eye and cold again in a flash. The female, on the other hand...heats up like an iron. Slowly, over a low heat, like tasty stew. But then, once she has heated up, there's no stopping her.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

2. Dreams and restless thoughts came flowing to him from the river, from the twinkling stars at night, from the sun's melting rays. Dreams and a restlessness of the soul came to him.
- Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

3. The human heart is not unchanging (nay, changes almost out of recognition in the twinkling of an eye)...
- C.S. Lewis

2. twinkling

noun. ['ˈtwɪŋkəlɪŋ, ˈtwɪŋklɪŋ'] a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).


  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • wink
  • mo
  • second
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • New York minute
  • flash


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  • large