conk out

Definition of conk out

informal
1 of a machine :to stop working properly
  • My car's engine conked out this morning.
2 :to fall asleep
  • I conked out on the sofa last night.

Word by Word Definitions

conk play
  1. : nose

  1. : to hit especially on the head : knock out

  1. : the visible fruiting body of a bracket fungus

  1. : break down

  2. : faint

  3. : to go to sleep

  1. : to straighten out (hair) usually by the use of chemicals

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

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats



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