adjective, kinkier, kinkiest.
full of kinks; closely twisted: a kinky wire.
(of hair) closely or tightly curled.
Slang. marked by unconventional sexual preferences or behavior, as fetishism, sadomasochism, or the like.

1835–45, Americanism; kink + -y1

kinkily, adverb
kinkiness, noun Unabridged
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kinky (ˈkɪŋkɪ)
adj , 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

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Word Origin & History

1844, "full of kinks," from kink. Meaning "odd, eccentric" is from 1889; that of "sexually perverted" is from 1959.
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kinky definition

and bent; twisted
  1. mod.
    having to do with someone or something strange or weird. : The guy is so kinky that everyone avoids him.
  2. mod.
    having to do with unconventional sexual acts or people who perform them. : She seems to have a morbid interest in kinky stuff.
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