follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

conchy

[kon-chee] /ˈkɒn tʃi/
noun, plural conchies. Slang: Often Disparaging.
1.
conscientious objector.
Also, conchie.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; conch- (shortening and respelling of conscientious) + -y2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for conchies

conchy

noun

A conscientious objector tomilitary service (WWI British)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for conchy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for conchies

15
17
Scrabble Words With Friends