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Meaning of BLINKER

Pronunciation:  'blingkur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
  2. [n]  blind consisting of a leather eye-patch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
  3. [n]  a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
  4. [v]  put blinders on a horse

BLINKER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blinder, flasher, trafficator, turn indicator, turn signal, winker
 See Also: blind, cover, electrical system, light, light source, screen, visual signal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blink"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, blinks.

2. A blinder for horses; a flap of leather on a horse's
   bridle to prevent him from seeing objects as his side
   hence, whatever obstructs sight or discernment.

         Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of
         authority.                            --M. Green.

3. pl. A kind of goggles, used to protect the eyes form
   glare, etc.

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