(noun, verb)


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

Similar word(s): crick, rick, wrick

Definition categories: state, cramp, spasm

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

Similar word(s): twirl, twist

Definition categories: shape, bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication

3. a person with unusual sexual tastes

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

4. an eccentric idea

Definition categories: thought, idea

5. a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation

- there are still a few kinks to iron out

Definition categories: thought, difficulty

Sentences with kink as a noun:

- We couldn't get enough water to put out the fire because of a kink in the hose.

- They had planned to open another shop downtown, but their plan had a few kinks.


1. curl tightly

Similar word(s): crape, crimp, frizz, frizzle

Definition categories: contact, curl, wave

2. form a curl, curve, or kink

Similar word(s): curl, curve

Definition categories: change