Definitions for keel over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. keel over(verb)

    turn over and fall

    "the man had a heart attack and keeled over"

Wiktionary

  1. keel over(Verb)

    Of a vessel: to roll so far on its side that it cannot recover; to capsize.

  2. keel over(Verb)

    To collapse in a faint; to black out; to die.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yiddish Proverb:

    If all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.

  2. David Adger, Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach:

    Of course we can keep this going, in principle, forever. In practice we will keel over from exhaustion, boredom, or death.


Translations for keel over

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • kenternGerman
  • zozobrar, volcarSpanish
  • chavirer, tomber, retourner, évanouir, défaillir, renverserFrench
  • omvallen, kapseizen, flauw vallenDutch
  • вы́рубиться, отключи́ться, переверну́тьсяRussian

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