Kinky



[king-kee] /ˈkɪŋ ki/

adjective, kinkier, kinkiest.
1.
full of ; closely twisted:
a kinky wire.
2.
(of hair) closely or tightly curled.
3.
Slang. marked by unconventional sexual preferences or behavior, as fetishism, sadomasochism, or the like.
/ˈkɪŋkɪ/
adjective kinkier, kinkiest
1.
(slang) given to unusual, abnormal, or deviant sexual practices
2.
(informal) exhibiting unusual idiosyncrasies of personality; quirky; eccentric
3.
(informal) attractive or provocative in a bizarre way: kinky clothes
4.
tangled or tightly looped, as a wire or rope
5.
tightly curled, as hair
adj.

1844, “full of kinks, twisted, curly,” from kink + -y (2). Meaning “odd, eccentric, crotchety” is from 1859; that of “sexually perverted” is from 1959. Related: Kinkiness.

adjective

[the stronger fifth sense is said to have originated among British homosexuals in the 1920s]

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