Conker



[kong-ker, kawng-] /ˈkɒŋ kər, ˈkɔŋ-/

noun, British Informal.
1.
a horse chestnut.
2.
the hollowed-out shell of a horse chestnut.
3.
conkers, a game in which a child swings a horse chestnut on a string in an attempt to break that of another player.
/ˈkɒŋkə/
noun
1.
an informal name for horse chestnut (sense 2)
n.

“snail shell,” also “horse chestnut,” from children’s game of conkers (q.v.).

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Conkers

    [kong-ker, kawng-] /ˈkɒŋ kər, ˈkɔŋ-/ noun, British Informal. 1. a horse chestnut. 2. the hollowed-out shell of a horse chestnut. 3. conkers, a game in which a child swings a horse chestnut on a string in an attempt to break that of another player. /ˈkɒŋkəz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) (Brit) a game in which […]

  • Conkling

    [kong-kling] /ˈkɒŋ klɪŋ/ noun 1. Roscoe, 1829–88, U.S. lawyer and politician: senator 1867–81.



  • Conkout

    noun An act or instance of conking out: I did a swift conkout when I got to bed

  • Conky

    [kongk, kawngk] /kɒŋk, kɔŋk/ noun, Mycology. 1. the shelflike fruiting body of certain wood-decaying fungi; bracket. /kɒŋk/ verb 1. to strike (someone) a blow, esp on the head or nose noun 2. a punch or blow, esp on the head or nose 3. the head or (esp Brit and NZ) the nose v. as in […]



Disclaimer: Conker definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.