conchy

or con·chie

[ kon-chee ]
/ ˈkɒn tʃi /

noun, plural con·chies.Slang: Often Disparaging.

conscientious objector.

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Origin of conchy

1915–20; conch- (shortening and respelling of conscientious) + -y2

historical usage of conchy

This term is military slang dating back to World War I.
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