- full of kinks; closely twisted: a kinky wire.
- (of hair) closely or tightly curled.
- Slang. marked by unconventional sexual preferences or behavior, as fetishism, sadomasochism, or the like.
Origin of kinky
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- slang given to unusual, abnormal, or deviant sexual practices
- informal exhibiting unusual idiosyncrasies of personality; quirky; eccentric
- informal attractive or provocative in a bizarre waykinky clothes
- tangled or tightly looped, as a wire or rope
- tightly curled, as hair
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Word Origin and History for kinkier
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