Definition of conchie in English:

conchie

noun

British
informal, derogatory
  • A conscientious objector:

    ‘they were all conchies and socialists and they kept on about negotiating an end to the war’
    • ‘"Conchies" already employed by the government have been denied promotion.’
    • ‘Any book about conchies is likely to contain some diverting tales.’
    • ‘That the "conchies" suffered ridicule and injustice cannot be denied.’
    • ‘In that period, there was huge public hostility to the conchies (conscientious objectors), who had refused to fight.’
    • ‘A few years ago, the historian Andrew Roberts earned my undying contempt by alleging, on live national radio, that I was the ‘kind of person who'd have been a conchie’ in the Second World War.’

Origin

First World War: abbreviation.

Pronunciation

conchie

/ˈkɒnʃi/