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kinknoun [C]

uk   us   /kɪŋk/

kink noun [C] (TWIST)

an ​unwantedtwist or ​bend in a ​wire, ​rope, ​pipe, etc. that is usually ​straight: There was a kink in the ​pipe. US a ​soremuscle, ​especially in the ​neck or back

kink noun [C] (PROBLEM)

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

kink noun [C] (HABIT)

a ​strangehabit
(Definition of kink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kinknoun [C]

 us   /kɪŋk/
a ​sharptwist or ​bend in something such as a ​wire or ​rope: There was a kink in the ​hose and the ​water wouldn’t come through. A kink is also a ​smallproblem: The ​system will ​workfineonce we ​work out a few kinks.
(Definition of kink from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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