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- tending to wink; winking
2009 July 12, Susann Cokal, “Bleak Housekeeping”, New York Times:
- Dickens aficionados will delight in winky references to his novels, as well as to his biography: Jenny Wren of “Our Mutual Friend” lends a nickname to Miss Ricketts; Alfred’s brother’s name is Sydney (as in Carton); and the One and Only’s death has left a “Drood”-like novel unfinished, occasioning wild speculation about its conclusion.
winky (plural winkies)