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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Informal term for the nose v. - Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain; Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life;

Usage examples (36)
  • We hear toward evening, high in air, the "conk" of the wild-geese.
  • There is a great chance he'll conk out in the car.
  • He was looking straight down at the top of my conk.
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  • A "conch" (an edible mollusk notable for its spiral shaped shell) shell was used to give him that "conk" (a blow on the head) on the head.
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