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1conk

noun \ˈkäŋk, ˈkŋk\

Definition of CONK

slang chiefly British
:  nose

Origin of CONK

perhaps from conch
First Known Use: 1812

Rhymes with CONK

2conk

verb

Definition of CONK

transitive verb
:  to hit especially on the head :  knock out

Origin of CONK

English slang conk head
First Known Use: 1821

3conk

noun

Definition of CONK

:  the visible fruiting body of a bracket fungus; also :  decay caused by such a fungus
conky \ˈkäŋ-kē, ˈkŋ-\ adjective

Origin of CONK

probably alteration of conch
First Known Use: 1851

4conk

verb

Definition of CONK

intransitive verb
1
:  break down; especially :  stall —usually used with out <the motor suddenly conked out>
2
a :  faint
b :  to go to sleep —usually used with off or out <conked out for a while after lunch>
c :  die <I caught pneumonia. I almost conked — Truman Capote>

Origin of CONK

probably imitative
First Known Use: 1918

5conk

verb

Definition of CONK

transitive verb
:  to straighten out (hair) usually by the use of chemicals

Origin of CONK

probably by shortening & alteration from congolene preparation used for straightening hair
First Known Use: 1950

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

6conk

noun

Definition of CONK

:  a hairstyle in which the hair is straightened out and flattened down or lightly waved —called also process

First Known Use of CONK

1965

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

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