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English Dictionary: kink by the DICT Development Group
4 results for kink
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
kink
n
  1. a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    Synonym(s): crick, kink, rick, wrick
  2. a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    Synonym(s): kink, twist, twirl
  3. a person with unusual sexual tastes
  4. an eccentric idea
  5. a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation; "there are still a few kinks to iron out"
v
  1. curl tightly; "crimp hair" [syn: crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink]
  2. form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
    Synonym(s): curl, curve, kink
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Kink \Kink\, n. [Cf. {Chincough}, {Kink-haust}.]
      A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.
      [Scot.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Kink \Kink\, n. [D. kink a bend or turn, or Sw. kink.]
      1. 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.
  
      2. An unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice.
            [Colloq.] --Cozzens.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Kink \Kink\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kinked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Kinking}.]
      To wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon
      itself, as a rope or thread.
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