Share this entry

Share this page

cark

Line breaks: cark

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also kark)

Definition of cark in English:

verb

[no object] Australian informal
Die: he’s always bragged about carking it before he hit twenty

Origin

1970s: probably imitative of the caw of a carrion crow.

Definition of cark in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words