have/get a corner on

Definition of have/get a corner on

:to have or get enough of (something) to be able to control its price
  • He has a corner on the silver market.
often used figuratively
  • He acts like he has a corner on new ideas.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

corner play
  1. : the point where converging lines, edges, or sides meet : angle

  2. : the place of intersection of two streets or roads

  3. : a piece designed to form, mark, or protect a corner

  1. : situated at a corner

  2. : used or fitted for use in or on a corner

  1. : to drive into a corner

  2. : to catch and hold the attention of especially to force an interview

  3. : to get a corner on


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