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conk

play
noun \ ˈkäŋk , ˈkȯŋk \

Definition of conk

slang, chiefly British
:nose

Origin and Etymology of conk

perhaps from conch


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conk

verb

Definition of conk

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

Origin and Etymology of conk

English slang conk head


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conk

noun

Definition of conk

:the visible fruiting body of a bracket fungus; also :decay caused by such a fungus

conky

play \ˈkäŋ-kē, ˈkȯŋ-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of conk

probably alteration of conch


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conk

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 and Etymology of conk

probably imitative


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conk

verb

Definition of conk

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

Origin and Etymology of conk

probably by shortening & alteration from congolene preparation used for straightening hair


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conk

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




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