- 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.Mamata Banerjee, India's Political Superwoman|Shoma Chaudhury|May 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The infamous Conch Shack is a few minutes by car, but leaving this place is tough.Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|February 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
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