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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Twink
To twinkle.

Etymology: OE. twinken. See Twinkle

noun Twink
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  1. A wink; a twinkling.(Obs)
  2. [Zoöl] The chaffinch.(Prov. Eng)
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From Middle English twinken, twynken, from Old English *twincan (“to wink; twinkle”), from Proto-Germanic *twint- (“to twinkle”). Cognate with Middle High German zwinken, zwingen, German zwinkern (“to wink; twinkle”).

  1. A twinkle; a glint.

Imitative.

  1. The chaffinch.

From twinkie.

  1. (gay slang) A young, attractive, slim male, usually having little body hair.
  2. (derogatory, slang) A weak or effeminate man, whether gay or not.
  3. (Internet, derogatory) A player in a multi-user dungeon who engages in obnoxious or abusive behaviour.

From the name of the Twink brand of correction fluid.

  1. (New Zealand) A generic term for correction fluid or correction tape.

    Notable Persons Named Twink

    Twink Caplan is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1977 to present. Twink was born on December 25th, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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    Twink Twining was a baseball player. Twink was born on May 30th, 1894 in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Twink is also known as Twining and Doc. He left this life on June 14th, 1973.

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    Fun Facts about the name Twink

    • When was the first name Twink first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Twink is Wednesday, February 20th, 1884.
    • How unique is the name Twink? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Twink. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Twink: Your name in reverse order is Kniwt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iwktn. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Twink born May 18, 1958

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

    Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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