kinky

adjective \ ˈkiŋ-kē \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of kinky

kinkier; kinkiest
1 : closely twisted or curled
2 : relating to, having, or appealing to unconventional tastes especially in sex; also : sexually deviant

kinkily

play \ˈkiŋ-kə-lē\ adverb

kinkiness

play \ˈkiŋ-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of kinky in a Sentence

  1. She says her boyfriend is a little kinky.

  2. while passing through the airport, don't wear any kinky clothing that is likely to pique the interest of security

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First Known Use of kinky

1844

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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KINKY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of kinky for English Language Learners

  • of hair : having many tight bends or curls

  • : involving or liking unusual sexual behavior



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