Definitions for kinkkɪŋk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a twist or curl, as in a thread, rope, wire, or hair.
a muscular stiffness or soreness, as in the neck or back.
a flaw or imperfection likely to hinder the operation of something, as a machine or plan.
a mental twist; notion; whim or crotchet.
an eccentricity or quirk.
(v.i.)to form or cause to form a kink or kinks, as a rope.
Origin of kink:
1670–80; < D: a twist in a rope
crick, kink, rick, wrick(noun)
a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
kink, twist, twirl(noun)
a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
a person with unusual sexual tastes
an eccentric idea
a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation
"there are still a few kinks to iron out"
crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink(verb)
curl, curve, kink(verb)
form a curl, curve, or kink
"the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a bend or twist
a kink in the wire
a kink in the system
A tight curl, twist, or bend in a length of thin material, hair etc.
We couldn't get enough water to put out the fire because of a kink in the hose.
A difficulty or flaw that is likely to impede operation, as in a plan or system.
They had planned to open another shop downtown, but their plan had a few kinks.
Peculiarity or deviation in sexual behaviour or taste.
A fit of coughing or laughter.
A positive 1-soliton solution to the Sineu2013Gordon equation
To form a kink.
To be formed into a kink.
a twist or loop in a rope or thread, caused by a spontaneous doubling or winding upon itself; a close loop or curl; a doubling in a cord
an unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice
to wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon itself, as a rope or thread
a fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter
Translations for kink
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a twist or bend, eg in a string, rope etc.
- إلتِواء، إنْحِناءArabic
- nóPortuguese (BR)
- die SchleifeGerman
- knæk; bugtningDanish
- στρίψιμο, κόμποςGreek
- retorcedura, vuelta, rizoSpanish
- snurða, hnökriIcelandic
- piega; nodoItalian
- mazgelis, kilpaLithuanian
- cilpa; mezgls; savijumsLatvian
- bend, floke, buktNorwegian
- پيچ وتاب خوردنPersian
- تاو وپيچ خوړلPashto
- nod; răsuciturăRomanian
- knut,ögla, kinkSwedish
- kıvrım, kıvırcıkTurkish
- (繩索的)紐結Chinese (Trad.)
- перекручення; петляUkrainian
- تار یا نلکی کا بلUrdu
- chỗ thắt nútVietnamese
- （绳索的）纽结Chinese (Simp.)
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