- bizarre or unconventional sexual preferences or behavior.
- a person characterized by such preferences or behavior.
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of kink
Examples from the Web for kinking
Historical Examples of kinking
Coiling the rope, he tried to throw it again into the crevice; but it had lost the knack of kinking.
There is where his laugh comes off, curling and kinking in little spasms of pure pig joy!The Fall of the Year
Dallas Lore Sharp
In this way you are working with the twist of the thread and there is less danger of knotting and kinking.Handicraft for Girls
The wire persisted in getting twisted and they had all they could do to keep it from kinking.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn
Shag was throwing clouds of dust over his lowered head, and kinking his tufted tail in battle anger.The Outcasts
W. A. Fraser
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.