Winkle Definition

wĭngkəl
winkled, winkles, winkling
noun
winkles
Webster's New World
A periwinkle.
American Heritage
Any of various gastropod mollusks that are very destructive to oysters and clams.
Webster's New World

(children's slang) The penis, especially that of a boy rather than that of a man.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
periwinkle
verb
, winkles,
To pry or rout from cover, secrecy, etc.
Webster's New World
To pry, extract, or force from a place or position. Often used with out.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Winkle

Noun

Singular:
winkle
Plural:
winkles

Origin of Winkle

  • From winkle (from the process of extracting periwinkles from their shells)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for periwinkle.

    From Wiktionary

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