how to pronounce conk


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conk is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of conk


  1. The shelf- or bracket-shaped fruiting body of a bracket fungus (also called a shelf fungus), i.e. a mushroom growing off a tree trunk.
  2. A nose, especially a large one.
  3. A hairstyle involving the chemical straightening and styling of kinky hair.
  4. Alternative spelling of conch.


  1. To hit, especially on the head.
  2. To chemically straighten tightly curled hair.
  3. To fail or show signs of failing, cease operating, break down, become unconscious.

conk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word conk occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics conk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that conk can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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