HyperDic: kink

English > 7 senses of the word kink:
NOUNstatekink, crick, rick, wricka painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British)
shapekink, twist, twirla sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
person kinka person with unusual sexual tastes
cognitionkinkan eccentric idea
cognitionkinka difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation
VERBcontactkink, crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink upcurl tightly
changekink, curl, curveform a curl, curve, or kink
English > kink: 7 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British).
Synonymscrick, rick, wrick
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderspasm, cramp, muscle spasmA painful and involuntary muscular contraction
Spanishtortícolis
Catalantorticoli
English > kink: 7 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight.
Synonymstwist, twirl
Broaderfold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bendAn angular or rounded shape made by folding
Spanishenroscadura
Verbskinkform a curl, curve, or kink
kinkcurl tightly
English > kink: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person with unusual sexual tastes.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Adjectiveskinky(used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
English > kink: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAn eccentric idea.
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Adjectiveskinkyinformal terms
English > kink: 7 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation.
Example"there are still a few kinks to iron out"
BroaderdifficultyA factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
Spanishimpedimento, inconveniente, problema
English > kink: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcurl tightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey kink their hair
Synonymscrimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up
Broadercurl, waveTwist or roll into coils or ringlets
Spanisharrugar, encrespar, ondular, retorcer, rizarse, rizar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrissar, cargolar-se, cargolar, crespar, ondular
Nounskinka sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
English > kink: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningform a curl, curve, or kink.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymscurl, curve
Entailsflex, bend, deform, twist, turnCause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked / crooked or angular form
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Spanishcurvar
Catalanarrissar-se, arrissar, cargolar-se, cargolar, enroscar
Nounskinka sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

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