What does keel over mean?

Definitions for keel over

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word keel over.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. keel over(verb)

    turn over and fall

    "the man had a heart attack and keeled over"


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of keel over in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of keel over in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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.

Images & Illustrations of keel over

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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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