Synonyms of kink in English:


See definition of kink


1‘your fishing line should have no kinks or frays’


curl, crimp, twist, twirl, ringlet, wave, frizz

knot, tangle, entanglement, coil, loop, crinkle, wrinkle, warp, distortion, irregularity

2‘go round the kink in the road’


bend, corner, angle, dog-leg, crook, twist, turn, curve, loop, zigzag

British hairpin bend

3‘though the system is making headway, there are still some kinks to iron out’


flaw, defect, imperfection, problem, difficulty, complication, hitch, snag, shortcoming, weak point, weak spot, weakness, catch

informal hiccup, glitch

4‘I haven't come here to talk about my sartorial kinks’


peculiarity, quirk, idiosyncrasy, eccentricity, oddity, foible, whim, whimsy, caprice, vagary, twist, crotchet, mannerism, fad

aberration, irregularity, deviation, perversion, fetish

informal hang-up, thing

rare singularity