[ king-kee ]
/ ˈkɪŋ ki /
adjective, kink·i·er, kink·i·est.
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.
- kinkaid act,
- kinky-hair disease,
Origin of kinky
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/ (ˈkɪŋkɪ) /
adjective kinkier or kinkiest
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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