Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "uncork" []

  • To draw the cork from. (verb-transitive)
  • To free from a sealed or constrained state. (verb-transitive)

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 "uncork" in a sentence
  • "After watching Russian teenage sensation Alexander Ovechkin uncork big plays against the USA in an opening-game loss in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Vairo asked his veterans to take charge in a similar fashion."
  • ""as a world class vineyard, winery, or farm, a family compound or a corporate retreat, Ackerly pond awaits a passionate investor to 'uncork' its infinite possibilities.""
  • "With 34 days still to go before the midterm elections, Republicans would be wise not to uncork the champagne just yet."