Definition of kinky in English:

kinky

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪŋki
 
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adjective (kinkier, kinkiest)

1 informal Involving or given to unusual sexual behaviour.
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  • No low-down, filthy, kinky behaviour, or even smutty talk.
  • In other words… the less he sees it as kinky or deviant, the more he'll be willing to do it.
  • Blind people even find a way to adapt kinky behaviour to their world.
Synonyms
abnormal, unusual, weird, bizarre, peculiar, strange, odd, funny;
perverted, deviant, unnatural, warped, twisted, depraved, degenerate, perverse, unhealthy, aberrant, sadistic, masochistic, corrupt, immoral
informal sick, pervy, sicko
rare deviative
1.1(Of clothing) sexually provocative in an unusual way: kinky underwear
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  • Finally, bringing up the rear, was a troupe of majorettes - flag-waving, high-stepping, brass-buttoned beauties with short skirts and kinky boots.
  • Denim is worn with blues and reds, padded items are silver and white, whilst chainmail dresses and kinky PVC numbers are in a palette of gritty greys and raven black.
  • Of course she's dressed in another pair of kinky boots indicative of her femme fatal stage persona but there's no calculated synthetic chic here.
Synonyms
provocative, sexy, sexually arousing, sexually exciting, erotic, seductive, suggestive, inviting, tempting, tantalizing, alluring, titillating, indecent, immodest
informal tarty, saucy, naughty
2Having kinks or twists: long and kinky hair
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  • Straight hairs are round in cross section, while wavy hairs are alternately oval and round; very curly and kinky hairs are shaped like twisted ribbons.
  • Sweat beads the size of mushroom caps gathered beneath his sparse and kinky hair.
  • He says he used to spend 25 minutes a day straightening his kinky hair into a Mohawk before deciding one day that maybe punk means not caring about what you look like.
Synonyms

Origin

mid 19th century (in sense 2): from kink + -y1.

Derivatives

kinkily

adverb
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  • It's a kinkily fun ride to a finale designed to delight the dedicated but offend just about everyone else.
  • Unaware of me observing him he looked at the kinkily dressed shop window dummies and pleased with what he saw, smiled to himself.
  • He photographed different bits of her body, and also made lubricious home movies in which she blew soapy bubbles through a phallic pipe or kinkily grappled with another woman.

kinkiness

noun
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  • Now that I've grown older, more assured of who I am and that I'm very much in love with someone whose sensibility and sensuality perfectly balance mine, I've had no need for any kinkiness.
  • Oh please don't try and give me a demonstration of your kinkiness.
  • Even her hair changed, falling flat against her head and shoulders as the former kinkiness evaporated from it.

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