cork·​er | \ ˈkȯr-kər How to pronounce corker (audio) \

Definition of corker

1 : one that corks containers (such as bottles)
2 : one that is excellent or remarkable

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Examples of corker in a Sentence

Last week's episode was good, but this one is a real corker! that last race was a real corker!
Recent Examples on the Web The espionage plot is a real corker, packed with twists and turns and satisfying reveals, even if some moments are easier to foresee than others. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 11 Feb. 2022 Race 7 5 – Social Dilemma – First race was a corker., 17 Jan. 2021 Like much of Angell’s work, this piece is a corker—soaring with crackling energy and verve. Erin Overbey, The New Yorker, 29 Dec. 2020 Mickie’s talk is interrupted by a young woman named Andrea (Paloma Nozicka), a wild card and corker who has crashed his class before. Los Angeles Times, 19 Nov. 2020 The Israeli company Monkey Business is known for useful products with playful designs — an orange peeler shaped like a leaf, animal wine bottle corkers, little monkeys that act as kitchen hooks., 11 June 2019 One corker of a courtroom exchange is such a stunner that readers will be left astonished. Randy Dotinga, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Apr. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of corker

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Corker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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