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Meaning of KINK

Pronunciation:  kingk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  2. [v]  form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"; "The road curved"
  3. [v]  put a kink in
  4. [v]  curl tightly, of hair

KINK is a 4 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: crape, crimp, curl, curve, frizz, frizzle, kink up, twirl, twist
 See Also: bend, bend, change surface, crease, crimp, curl, deform, distort, flexure, fold, plication, turn, twine, twist, twist, wave



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Kink\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kinked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon
    itself, as a rope or thread.
  3. \Kink\, n. [Cf. {Chincough}, {Kink-haust}.]
    A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.
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