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English definition of “kink”

kink

noun [C] uk   /kɪŋk/ us  

kink noun [C] (TWIST)

an unwanted twist or bend in a wire, rope, pipe, etc. that is usually straight: There must be a kink in the pipe.Bends, loops and curves US a sore muscle, especially in the neck or backDisorders of muscles and the nervous system

kink noun [C] (PROBLEM)

something that is wrong: Pete still needs to iron out a few kinks in his game.Faults and mistakes

kink noun [C] (HABIT)

a strange habitHabitual behaviour
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