Synonyms of kink


1. crick, kink, rick, wrick, spasm, cramp, muscle spasm

usage: a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)

2. kink, twist, twirl, fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend

usage: a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

3. kink, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person with unusual sexual tastes

4. kink, idea, thought

usage: an eccentric idea

5. kink, difficulty

usage: a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation; "there are still a few kinks to iron out"


1. crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink, curl, wave

usage: curl tightly; "crimp hair"

2. curl, curve, kink, change surface

usage: form a curl, curve, or kink; "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"

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Definition and meaning of kink (Dictionary)