conchie


conchie
n. conscientious objector, one who refuses to serve in the military due to personal reasons of conscience; one who is excessively conscientious, conchy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • conchie — or conchy [kän′chē, kän′shē] n. pl. conchies 〚short for CONSCIENTIOUS〛 Slang a conscientious objector * * * …   Universalium

  • conchie — or conchy [kän′chē, kän′shē] n. pl. conchies [short for CONSCIENTIOUS] Slang a conscientious objector …   English World dictionary

  • conchie — n. (also conchy) (pl. ies) derog. sl. a conscientious objector. Etymology: abbr. * * * conchie var. conchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • conchie — n an alternative spelling of conshie …   Contemporary slang

  • conchie — [ kɒnʃi] noun (plural conchies) Brit. informal, derogatory a conscientious objector …   English new terms dictionary

  • conchie — noun (C) BrE old fashioned informal an insulting word for a conscientious objector …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conchie — con·chie …   English syllables

  • conchie — /ˈkɒnʃi / (say konshee) Colloquial –noun 1. a conscientious objector. 2. someone who is overconscientious. –adjective 3. overconscientious. Also, conchy, conshie, conshy. {shortened form of conscientious + ie} …   Australian English dictionary

  • conchie —  Conscientious objector to compulsory enrolment in armed forces …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Conchie Glacier — (71°36′S 67°15′W / 71.6°S 67.25°W / 71.6; 67.25) is a glacier on the west coast of Palmer Land which flows southwest into George VI Sound between …   Wikipedia


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