keel over

Definition of keel over

informal

  1. :  to fall down suddenly He just keeled over and died from a heart attack. I almost keeled over with/in laughter.

Word by Word Definitions

keelplay
  1. :  to heel or lean precariously

  1. :  the chief structural member of a boat or ship that extends longitudinally along the center of its bottom and that often projects from the bottom

    :  this projection

    :  ship

  1. :  a flat-bottomed barge used especially on the Tyne to carry coal

  1. :  cool

  1. :  red ocher

overplay
  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over


KEEL OVER Defined for Kids

keel over

verb

Definition of keel over for Students

keeled over

;

keeling over

  1. :  to fall suddenly (as in a faint)


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