blinker blinker

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light that flashes on and off; used as a signal or to send messages
  2. (n) a blinking light on a motor vehicle that indicates the direction in which the vehicle is about to turn
  3. (n) blind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
  4. (v) put blinders on (a horse)

Usage(s):

  1. The room was packed with heavy-duty economic thinkers, not a blinker in the bunch.
  2. They have invented thousands of efficient gadgets, many of them still secret, ranging from a cardboard pocket blinker for practicing ship signals to a portable planetarium.
  3. Bumping the rail he could not see, the horse pulled a blinker over the other eye.

News

  • The 110 MPG V8 Looks Like Snake Oil Bullshit

    We've been hearing absurd claims from automotive inventors for years — cars that run on water , blinker fluid that won't burn your hands, soups that eat like meals — but the claim of incredible gas mileage from a big engine is one of the most common. Doug Pelmear claims to have a V8 engine that makes 110 MPG . It sounds like bullshit. Read more...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "I have known she is a blinker horse for a long time but we have waited for the big one before putting them on," Hayes said.
    on Feb 14, 2010 By: David Hayes Source: Herald Sun

  2. Larsson said: "The banter has been great. Enrico Annoni is fit, Regi Blinker is fit but Marc Rieper is a little bit dodgy. Jonathan Gould actually looks better now than when he was playing. As soon as I met up with the guys the jokes were flying...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Henrik Larsson Source: Glasgow Daily Record

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