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Verb: conk  kóngk
Usage: informal
  1. Stop because the engine stopped running
    "The car conked in the driveway";
    - stall
  2. Hit, especially on the head
    "The stranger conked him and he fainted"
  3. Cease to live; lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    - die, decease [archaic], perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket [informal], cash in one's chips [informal], buy the farm [N. Amer, informal], give-up the ghost [informal], drop dead, pop off [informal], choke, croak [informal], snuff it [informal], flatline [informal], cop it [Brit, informal], cash in [informal], pop one's clogs [informal]
  4. Pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    - faint, swoon, pass out
Noun: conk  kóngk
Usage: Brit, informal (N. Amer: nose)
  1. The organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    - nose, olfactory organ, beak [informal], honker [informal], hooter [informal], nozzle [informal], snoot [informal], snout [informal], schnozzle [informal], schnoz [informal]

Derived forms: conked, conks, conking

Type of: black out, change state, chemoreceptor, halt, hit, pass out, stop, turn, zonk [informal], zonk out [informal]

Part of: face, human face, upper respiratory tract

Encyclopedia: Conk