- IPA: /ˈblɪŋkə(ɹ)/
blinker (plural blinkers)
- Anything that blinks, such as the turn signal of an automobile.
- Eye shields attached to a hood for horses, to prevent them from seeing backwards and partially sideways.
- Whatever obstructs sight or discernment.
- (rare) The eyelid.
- (cellular automata) In Conway's Game of Life, an arrangement of three cells in a row that switches between horizontal and vertical orientations in each generation.
- (turn signal of an automobile) directional, directional signal, indicator, trafficator, turn indicator, turn signal
- (eye shield for a horse) blinder, winker
- French: œillère
- German: Scheuklappe
- Italian: paraocchi
- Portuguese: antolho
- Russian: шо́ры
- Spanish: anteojeras, gríngolas (Puerto Rico, Venezuela)
- French: paupière
- Russian: ве́ко
blinker (blinkers, present participle blinkering; past blinkered, past participle blinkered)
- To put blinkers on.
- The farmer stopped to blinker his horse before riding into an area of heavy traffic.