Definition of “kink” - English Dictionary

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kinknoun [ C ]

us /kɪŋk/

a sharp twist 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 small problem:

The system will work fine once we work out a few kinks.

(Definition of “kink” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)