"kink" in the noun sense
1. crick, kink, rick, wrick
a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
2. kink, twist, twirl
a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
a person with unusual sexual tastes
an eccentric idea
a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation
"there are still a few kinks to iron out"
"kink" in the verb sense
1. crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink
2. curl, curve, kink
form a curl, curve, or kink
"the cigar smoke curled up at the ceiling"
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