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1. kink

noun. an eccentric idea.

Synonyms

  • thought

Antonyms

  • open
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. kink

verb. form a curl, curve, or kink.

Synonyms

  • bend
  • deform
  • twist
  • flex
  • curl
  • curve
  • turn

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • curliness
  • straightness

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. kink

noun. a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight.

Synonyms

  • plication
  • bend
  • crimp
  • twist
  • crease
  • flexure
  • twirl

Antonyms

  • untwist
  • extension
  • roll up
  • unfurl

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. kink

verb. curl tightly.

Synonyms

  • crimp
  • frizz
  • wave
  • curl
  • frizzle
  • crape

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • boil
  • alkalize

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. kink

noun. a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (rick' andwrick' are British).

Synonyms

  • crick
  • cramp
  • wrick
  • muscle spasm
  • rick

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • expand
  • stretch
  • repel

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. kink

noun. a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation.

Antonyms

  • unfold

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. kink

noun. a person with unusual sexual tastes.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • stand still
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl

Etymology

  • kinken (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with kink


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you feel the snake "jump" in your hand then the kink has been released and you can continue to step five.

2. Verb, base form
Moisture helps poofy hair lie flat because the hair shaft cannot pull moisture from the air and kink up like it does when it is dry.

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