Definition of uncork
1 : to draw a cork from <uncork a bottle>
2a : to release from a sealed or pent-up state <uncork a surprise>b : to let go : release <uncork a wild pitch>
Examples of uncork in a sentence
uncork a bottle of wine
The incident uncorked years of pent-up anger and frustration.
First Known Use of uncork
UNCORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uncork for English Language Learners
: to remove a cork from (a bottle)
: to allow (something that was contained or controlled) to come out, escape, etc.
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