- bizarre or unconventional sexual preferences or behavior.
- a person characterized by such preferences or behavior.
verb (used with or without object)
- kinkaid act,
Origin of kink
Examples from the Web for kink
Indeed--she has helped educate the world on the titillating culture of kink.
In 2011, Rihanna vocalized her own taste for kink in her hit single SM.
On the one hand, she was anxious about her colleagues knowing about her kink.
Those needs varied depending on where respondents were in the kink universe.
Sometimes she sees clients who are ambivalent about their kink identities.
His leg, just then, seemed to get a kink in it, as he said afterward.The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp|Laura Lee Hope
It is a point of honour among us to know every kink and crotchet of day-to-day working.An Ocean Tramp|William McFee
There was a kink in my leader about one inch above the hook.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
I believe he's a great man manqué because of a sort of kink in his temperament.The Way of Ambition|Robert Hichens
I gae a sklent wi my ee to Daniel Roy Macpherson, an he was leaned ower the back o the seat, and fan into a kink o laughing.
Word Origin for kink
1670s, a nautical term, from Dutch kink "twist in a rope" (also found in French and Swedish), probably related to Old Norse kikna "to bend backwards, sink at the knee" (see kick). Figurative sense of "odd notion, mental twist" first recorded in American English, 1803, in writings of Thomas Jefferson. As a verb, 1690s, from the noun.