May 23, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
conk out /ˈkɑːŋk ˈaʊt/ phrasal verb
conk out
/ˈkɑːŋk ˈaʊt/
phrasal verb
The student conked out while studying.
The student conked out while studying.
Learner's definition of CONK OUT

informal

1 of a machine : to stop working properly

  • My car's engine conked out [=(more commonly) broke down] this morning.

2 : to fall asleep

  • I conked out early last night.

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