"kink" Definition

  1. n. 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. n. An unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice.
  3. v. i. To wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon itself, as a rope or thread.
  4. n. A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.

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Position in dictionary: 54983 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. i., n.,
Words that start with "kink": 7
Words that end with "kink": 2
Words that contain "kink": 12
Next words in dictionary: kinkajou, kinked, kinkhaust, kinking, kinkle
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English Dictionary Definition of kink

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