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Meaning of conk

conk

Pronunciation: (kongk, kôngk), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. the head.
  2. a blow on the head.
  3. the nose.
—v.t.
  1. to hit or strike on the head.

conk

Pronunciation: (kongk, kôngk), [key]
— v.i. Slang.
  1. to break or fail, as a machine or engine (often fol. by out): The engine conked out halfway there.
  2. to slow down or stop; lose energy (often fol. by out).
  3. to go to sleep (usually fol. by off or out).
  4. to lose consciousness; faint (usually fol. by out).
  5. to die (usually fol. by out).

conk

Pronunciation: (kongk, kôngk), [key]
— n. Mycol.
  1. the shelflike fruiting body of certain wood-decaying fungi; bracket.

conk

Pronunciation: (kongk, kôngk), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. a method of chemically straightening the hair.
  2. a hairstyle in which the hair has been chemically straightened and sometimes set into waves.
—v.t.
  1. to straighten (kinky hair) by the use of chemicals: to have one's hair conked.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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