adjective or adverb

cork·​ing ˈkȯr-kiŋ How to pronounce corking (audio)
: extremely fine
often used as an intensive especially before good
had a corking good time

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corking was in 1895

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“Corking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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