have/get a corner on

Definition of have/get a corner on

  1. :  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

  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

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

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

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

    :  the place of intersection of two streets or roads

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

  1. :  situated at a corner

    :  used or fitted for use in or on a corner

  1. :  to drive into a corner

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

    :  to get a corner on


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