kink definition

  • noun:
    • a taut curl, perspective, or fold in a length of thin product, as one due to the tensing of a looped section of wire.
    • an agonizing muscle tissue spasm, as in the throat or back; a crick.
    • a problem or flaw that is very likely to impede operation, as in a plan or system.
    • A mental peculiarity; a quirk.
    • An unusual or eccentric concept.
    • Slang Peculiarity or deviation in sexual behavior or flavor.
    • A convulsive fit of coughing or laughter; a sonorous indraft of air; a whoop; a gasp of air due to laughing, coughing, or crying.
    • a taut curl, perspective, or fold in a length of slim product, hair etc.
    • A difficulty or flaw which very likely to impede operation, such as a strategy or system.
    • Peculiarity or deviation in sexual behavior or flavor.
    • A fit of coughing or laughter.
    • an optimistic 1-soliton solution to the Sine–Gordon equation
    • a-twist or loop in a rope or bond, brought on by a spontaneous doubling or winding upon itself; a detailed cycle or curl; a doubling in a cord.
    • An unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice.
    • A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.
    • A knot-like contraction or curl in a thread, cord, or rope, or perhaps in a hair, line, or sequence, resulting from its being turned or doubled upon itself, or through the nature regarding the product. In addition kinkle.
    • An unreasonable and obstinate thought; a crotchet; a whim.
    • A convulsive fit of coughing or laughter; a sonorous indraft regarding the breath; the whoop in whooping-cough; a gasping for breath caused by coughing, laughing, or crying.
    • people with unusual sexual tastes
    • problems or flaw in an agenda or procedure
    • an agonizing muscle spasm especially in the throat or straight back (`rick' and `wrick' are Brit)
    • a-sharp fold in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    • an eccentric concept
  • verb-transitive:
    • to make or trigger to form a kink or kinks.
  • verb:
    • To laugh loudly.
    • To gasp for breathing as in a severe fit of coughing.
    • To form a kink.
    • become formed into a kink.
    • form a curl, bend, or kink
    • curl tightly
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To wind into a kink; to knot or twist in an instant upon it self, as a rope or thread.
  • others:
    • To form kinks; twist or agreement into knots.
    • to be entangled: said of a line.
    • To laugh loudly.
    • To gasp for breathing like in a severe fit of coughing: particularly put on the noisy inspiration of breathing in whooping-cough.

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