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KINKY (kinkier, kinkiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does kinky mean? 

KINKY (adjective)
  The adjective KINKY has 3 senses:

1. (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes
2. of hair in small tight curls
3. informal terms; strikingly unconventional

  Familiarity information: KINKY used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


KINKY (adjective)


Sense 1kinky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes

Synonyms:

kinky; perverted

Context examples:

kinky sex / perverted practices

Similar:

abnormal (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm)


Sense 2kinky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of hair in small tight curls

Synonyms:

nappy; frizzy; frizzly; kinky; crisp

Similar:

curly ((of hair) having curls or waves)


Sense 3kinky [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Informal terms; strikingly unconventional

Synonyms:

far-out; offbeat; quirky; way-out; kinky

Similar:

unconventional (not conventional or conformist)


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