What does Twink mean?

A gay slang term for young man in his late teens or early twenties, characterized by boy-ish looks, low or no body hair, and trim appearance.

Twink

Other definitions of Twink:

  • A younger, good-looking gay man with a smooth physique. While many modifiers and attributes can be applied to the group, the term is used generally to denote these young men.
  • A slim-bodied young gay man. The name may have originated from the British slang "twank", which means to look for a male prostitute, or from the the Hostess' cream-filled treat, the Twinkie.
  • Gay slang term for a young, slender or muscular, attractive male.
  • A secondary character made in an MMORPG that is given the best equipment available for their level by the primary character on the account.

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How to use the term Twink:

  • The term twink is clearly coded in terms of age and race: most of us imagine a young, white man that further entrenches ideas of white desirability and fetishization of youth.

  • Oh wow. What a hot twink!

  • I quit twinking my characters in World of Warcraft and just leveled them all up.


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