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Definition of "corker" [corker]

  • One that corks bottles, for example. (noun)
  • Slang A remarkable or astounding person or thing. (noun)

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 "corker" in a sentence
  • "A corker is something very special … almost one of a kind."
  • "The corker was a woman who, in an initial interview, said she had never been sexually abused."
  • "Accordingly, when put upon another boy's back to be horsed, as it was termed, he slipped a large pin, called a corker, in his mouth, and on receiving the first blow stuck it into the neck of the boy who carried him."