to hit or strike on the head.
a blow on the head.
British. the nose.
Other definitions for conk (2 of 4)
to break or fail, as a machine or engine (often followed by out): The engine conked out halfway there.
to slow down or stop; lose energy (often followed by out).
to go to sleep (usually followed by off or out).
to lose consciousness; faint (usually followed by out).
to die (usually followed by out).
Other definitions for conk (3 of 4)
the shelflike fruiting body of certain wood-decaying fungi;bracket fungus
- conky, adjective
Other definitions for conk (4 of 4)
a method of chemically straightening the hair.
a hairstyle in which the hair has been chemically straightened and sometimes set into waves.
to straighten (kinky hair) by the use of chemicals: to have one's hair conked.
- Also process .
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How to use conk in a sentence
Praying for sleep, perhaps, but the right to conk out near the table?Eat Turkey All You Want! It’s Not Going to Put You to Sleep | Kent Sepkowitz | November 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
"I got the fog out of my conk to-day, Fanny," he said exultantly.Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford | George Randolph Chester
Just you take her over with you now, and I'll see conk, and pay my bill, and come over as soon as I can with our luggage.From Pillar to Post | John Kendrick Bangs
Then you come along and just about split the chump's conk just so's he'll stay out of your light, see?Alarm Clock | Everett B. Cole
There is a cancerous disease peculiar to the Pine-tree, to which lumbermen give the original name of "conk" or "Konkus."
A carefully kept nuclear-battery motor didn't conk; the vehicle could almost fly without guidance.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
British Dictionary definitions for conk
to strike (someone) a blow, esp on the head or nose
a punch or blow, esp on the head or nose
the head or (esp Brit and NZ) the nose
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