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Definition of kink verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kink

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪŋk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kink
BrE BrE//kɪŋk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪŋk//
 
he / she / it kinks
BrE BrE//kɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪŋks//
 
past simple kinked
BrE BrE//kɪŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪŋkt//
 
past participle kinked
BrE BrE//kɪŋkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪŋkt//
 
-ing form kinking
BrE BrE//ˈkɪŋkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪŋkɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] kink (something) to develop or make something develop a bend or twist Word Origin late 17th cent.: from Middle Low German kinke, probably from Dutch kinken ‘to kink’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kink

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