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Conk   /kɑŋk/   Listen

Informal term for the nose.

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"Conk" Quotes from Famous Books

... lass forlorn of kith and kin * (Who to Hijazian willow wand and myrtle[FN497] cloth incline, And who, when meeting caravan, shall with love-lowe set light * To bivouac fire, and bang for conk her tears of pain and pine) Exceeds not mine for him nor more devotion shows, but he * Seeing my heart is wholly his spurns ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... was not possible for me to stand by, an idle spectator of the destruction of a female who appeared to have no defender, whatever might be the nature of the offence alleged or committed. I therefore warded off the blow with my left arm, and with my right gave him a well-planted blow on the conk,{3} which sent him piping into the kennel. In a moment I was surrounded and charged with a violent assault upon the charley,{4} and interfering with the guardians of the night in the execution of their ...
— Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. • Pierce Egan

... don't want to conk out too soon, now. I've got a lot of living I want to do first, especially now I've got my dad back again. I sure hope we manage to ...
— Man of Many Minds • E. Everett Evans

Words linked to "Conk" :   olfactory organ, black out, pass out, United Kingdom, fail, predecease, nose, stifle, U.K., be born, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, drown, UK, cash in one's chips, stop, zonk out, hit, buy it, famish, drop dead, snuff it, starve, asphyxiate, break down, decease, give out, go bad, pip out, choke, driving, abort, croak, Britain, suffocate, succumb, break, fall, halt, turn, yield, die, Great Britain, exit, change state, give way

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