What does blinker mean?

blinker meaning in General Dictionary

one that or what blinks

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  • a blinking light on an auto that indicates the way in which the vehicle is approximately to show
  • put blinders on (a horse)
  • blind comprising a leather eyepatch sewn sideways of this halter that stops a horse from witnessing one thing on either side
  • a light that flashes on and off; made use of as an indication or even deliver messages
  • One who, or whatever, blinks.
  • A blinder for horses; a flap of leather on a horse's bridle to prevent him from seeing things as his side hence, whatever obstructs picture or discernment.
  • a type of goggles, used to protect the eyes type glare, etc.

blinker meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s, "one which blinks," broker noun from blink (v.). As a form of horse-eye screen to keep your pet searching right ahead, from 1789. Slang definition "the attention" is from 1816. Indicating "intermittent flashing light" is from 1923.


blinker - German to English

blinker [coll.]

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  • way signal [Br.]
  • signal [Br.]
  • turn signal [Am.]
  • winker [blinker light]
  • spoon-bait [angling]
  • spoon appeal [angling]
  • cursor

blinker meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One that, or that which, blinks.

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  • (n.) A blinder for ponies; a flap of leather-based on a horse's bridle to avoid him from seeing things as his part therefore, whatever obstructs sight or discernment.
  • (pl.) Some sort of goggles, used to protect the eyes type glare, etc.

Sentence Examples with the word blinker

The blinker lit up and the car pulled into a spot.

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