nictitating

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the past participle stem of Latin nictitare, frequentative form of nictare ‘wink’ (see English nictate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪktɪteɪtɪŋ/

Adjective[edit]

nictitating (comparative more nictitating, superlative most nictitating)

  1. winking, blinking

Verb[edit]

nictitating

  1. Present participle of nictitate.