Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of cark in English:
verb[no object] Australian informal
Die: he’s always bragged about carking it before he hit twenty
More example sentences
- To my fellow bloggers, what would you do if your PC carked it, would you have withdrawal symptoms because you could not come online to say G'day and share with us a snapshot of your day?
- I don't think I could have handled it if the old geezer had carked it before I got to see him.
- You know I was so paranoid about deep-vein thrombosis, I took my aspirin and wriggled my legs but still I thought, that'd be right, I'll get off the plane and cark it.
1970s: probably imitative of the caw of a carrion crow.
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