[ kon-chee ]
/ ˈkɒn tʃi /
noun, plural con·chies. Slang: Often Disparaging.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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usage note for conchy
This term is military slang dating back to World War I.
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Example sentences from the Web for conchie
By rights I ought to be a conchie, but that would just about kill the Old Lady.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
British Dictionary definitions for conchie
/ (ˈkɒntʃɪ) /
noun plural -chies
informal short for conscientious objector
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