- a term used to refer to a native or inhabitant of the Florida Keys.
- a term used to refer to a Bahamian.
Origin of conch
usage note for conch
OTHER WORDS FROM conchconch·ate [kong-keyt, kon-cheyt], /ˈkɒŋ keɪt, ˈkɒn tʃeɪt/, conched, adjective
Other definitions for conch (2 of 2)
How to use conch in a sentence
But when it comes to eating a meal, all you know for sure is that it will be colorful, high-flavored, and Conch in character.A Magical Meal at Louie’s Backyard in the Conch Republic|Jane & Michael Stern|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By day, they snorkeled for conch and paddled in the pool in inner tubes.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All around her is a jubilant crescendo: conch shells blowing, drums beating, a celebratory vapor of green powder everywhere.
The infamous Conch Shack is a few minutes by car, but leaving this place is tough.
Non vincant heder bracchia flexiles, Conch non superent oscula dulcia, Emanet pariter sudor et ossibus Grato murmure ab intimis.Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects|Giorgio Vasari
Neptune blew upon his conch-shell, and the angry waves returned again to the sea.
Triton was his father's trumpeter, and at Neptune's command he blew upon his conch-shell to calm the restless sea.
Within this niche a marble Triton poured through his conch-shell a continuous stream.Baron Bruno|Louisa Morgan
From the roof of the Saka-gompa with a statue of Padma Sambhava the single lama of the monastery blows his conch.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Sven Hedin