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Definition of "corky" [cork•y]

  • Of or resembling cork. (adjective)
  • Informal Lively; buoyant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "corky" in a sentence
  • "Jodi's mom, "corky" is so proud, never did convert me but I did accquire the appreciation they have for food and fun with the family - Should the tough times come, our mormon friends and family can help get us through, those well stocked pantrys can be a good thing!"
  • "-- Why no, I should say they danced as if they liked it and couldn't help dancing; they looked as if they felt so "corky" it was hard to keep them down."
  • "However, and to my great dismay, it was quickly discovered that one of the bottles was a bit "corky"!"