Twink

Definition - What does Twink mean?

Twink is a slang term for a young and attractive gay man.

The term twink originated in the 1970s and there are a few different theories about its etymology. Some believe that twink is an acronym that stands for Teenage, White, Into No Kink. Other people think that twink is an abbreviation of the word Twinkie (an American fast food snack). Just like a Twinkie, a twink is a treat that is tasty but lacks nutritional value - or so the theory goes. A Twinkie's phallic shape and creamy filling are factors which also support this theory.

Kinkly explains Twink

The average twink is somewhere between 18 and 25 years old, although many look much younger. Twinks are typically slender and effeminate with little to no body hair. It is common for twinks to emphasize their tans with foundation or tanning lotion. They tend to be bottoms in their sexual relationships.

Twinks are stereotypically thought to look good on a person’s arm but have little real substance or intellect. Twink can therefore be seen as a derogatory term.

The definition of twink has broadened over time. Qualifying terms include femme twink, muscle twink, and Euro twink. A twink code helps twinks tell others about their personal characteristics on dating websites and online forums. The code outlines a range of traits from hair color (c) and a degree of hairlessness (h) to personality traits like queeniness (q) and kinkiness (k).

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