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Synonyms for kink

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crick, kink, rick, wrick(noun)

    a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)

    twist, rick, haystack, hayrick, wrick, twirl, crick

  2. kink, twist, twirl(noun)

    a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

    turn, turn of events, tress, construction, device, gimmick, spin, twist, bend, wrick, twisting, winding, wrench, wind, eddy, whirl, rick, twirl, pull, braid, crick, crook, plait

  3. kink(noun)

    a person with unusual sexual tastes

    wrick, twist, rick, crick, twirl

  4. kink(noun)

    an eccentric idea

    wrick, twist, rick, crick, twirl

  5. kink(verb)

    a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation

    "there are still a few kinks to iron out"

    wrick, twist, rick, crick, twirl

  6. crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink(verb)

    curl tightly

    "crimp hair"

    curve, crimp, curl, pinch, kink up, frizz, crepe, frizzle, crape

  7. curl, curve, kink(verb)

    form a curl, curve, or kink

    "the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"

    wave, arc, curl up, sheer, slew, loop, twist, slue, curl, frizz, arch, crimp, cut, swerve, wind, crape, trend, kink up, coil, curve, crook, frizzle, veer, draw in

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. kink(n.)

    twist, knot, entanglement

  2. kink(n.)

    whim, crotchet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    elbow, horizontal, fold, bend

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  • zádrhelCzech
  • pliegue, doblar, desviación, pero, desvarío, problema, excentricidad, arrugar, inconveniente, impedimento, doblez, arruga, rarezaSpanish
  • vika, sykkyrä, kierouma, puuteFinnish
  • coude, hic, imprévuFrench
  • קשרHebrew
  • perversioneItalian
  • kinkDutch
  • cacho, taraPortuguese
  • перегну́ться, пробле́ма, ненорма́льность, заги́б, заско́к, препя́тствие, перекрути́ться, стра́нность, изги́б, переги́бRussian
  • veck, fnurra, knutSwedish

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