twinkly
adjective see twinkle II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • twinkly — twinkle ► VERB 1) (of a star or light) shine with a gleam that changes constantly from bright to faint. 2) (of a person s eyes) sparkle with amusement or vivacity. 3) move lightly and rapidly. ► NOUN ▪ a twinkling sparkle or gleam. ● in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • twinkly — adjective smiling with happiness or optimism Come to my arms, my beamish boy! Lewis Carroll a room of smiling faces a round red twinkly Santa Claus • Syn: ↑beamish, ↑smiling • Similar to: ↑cheerful …   Useful english dictionary

  • twinkly — See twinkler. * * * …   Universalium

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  • twinkly — twin·kly …   English syllables

  • beamish — adjective smiling with happiness or optimism Come to my arms, my beamish boy! Lewis Carroll a room of smiling faces a round red twinkly Santa Claus • Syn: ↑smiling, ↑twinkly • Similar to: ↑cheerful …   Useful english dictionary

  • smiling — I noun a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑smile, ↑grin, ↑grinning • Derivationally related forms: ↑grin ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • twinkle — I. verb (twinkled; twinkling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English twinclian; akin to Middle High German zwinken to blink Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to shine with a flickering or sparkling light ; scintillate 2. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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