uncorked

adjective

un·​corked ˌən-ˈkȯrkt How to pronounce uncorked (audio)
: not provided with a cork

Examples of uncorked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hosted by Blige, the unscripted talk show is expected to connect some of Hollywood’s most popular and outspoken people in entertainment, sports, social media, and politics to have unfiltered and controversial conversations over an uncorked bottle of wine. Breanna Bell, Variety, 16 Dec. 2022 As in other years, the lottery produced jubilant street and bar scenes of winners laughing, dancing and singing with uncorked bottles of sparkling wine. CiarÁn Giles, ajc, 22 Dec. 2022 The obligatory list of top-shelf components from Öhlins and Brembo rounds out a mechanical package that ought to make the Kimera a fearsome driver in a similar vein to the uncorked rally racers from which it was inspired. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 24 Aug. 2022 Initially, as the bottle is uncorked, the gas mixture is partially blocked by the cork, so the ejecta can't reach the speed of sound. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 8 June 2022 There were no uncorked bottles or public victory laps. New York Times, 23 Nov. 2021 Stuffed into a stubby body that's three inches shorter than a Miata, this engine's 228 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque feel liberated with only 3109 pounds of Mini to move—and with an uncorked exhaust that tastefully bellows and snorts. Clifford Atiyeh, Car and Driver, 4 Nov. 2021 Sofia compared her to an uncorked champagne bottle: warm and fizzy and fabulous. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 29 Oct. 2021 Inside, champagne bottles are uncorked and George giddily shows off the vintage sewing machines (also painted white) and heel pressers that are part of the Esquivel magic. David Hochman, Forbes, 14 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1777, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncorked was in 1777

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“Uncorked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorked. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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