un·​corked | \ ˌən-ˈkȯrkt How to pronounce uncorked (audio) \

Definition of uncorked

: not provided with a cork

Examples of uncorked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The immediate reason for Ruby’s uncorked rage was that one underling had given herself a nasty knife cut. Jeff Winkler, The Atlantic, "The Art of Cooking While Everything Burns," 30 Dec. 2020 Normally, jubilant street and bar scenes follow winners celebrating with uncorked bottles of sparkling wine, but this year authorities have urged much caution because of the virus. Fox News, "Spain's 'El Gordo' Christmas lottery shells out $489,000 in winnings," 23 Dec. 2020 With an uncorked bottle of something bubbly from France and a few Canadian oysters. Vogue, "Vogue Editors on the Foods That Mean Home," 26 Nov. 2020 If a buttressing ice shelf breaks up, the glacier is more or less uncorked, and its flow into the sea will accelerate. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, "New map shows vulnerability of Antarctic ice to self-fracking," 26 Aug. 2020 Wine uncorked and poured for you, dishes prepared lovingly, savoring every taste and being drawn to just take joy in the present moment. Andrea Reeves, The Enquirer, "We tried Jeff Ruby's take-home kit for date night at home. 🥩🦀 Here's how that went.," 13 Aug. 2020 Perhaps an uncorked intake will improve the indifferent four-cylinder soundtrack with some turbine whine and a little chuff of boost from the engine's blow-off valve. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, "2021 Toyota Supra Four-Cylinder Is a More Approachable Supra," 13 May 2020 The majority of wine in the United States is uncorked and drunk on the day of purchase. Jason Wilson, chicagotribune.com, "German wine finds its sweet spot," 17 Sep. 2019 The lanterns were lit, the food was plated and under silver cloches to keep it from cooling, the wine had been uncorked and placed in an ice bucket, bottled water was at the ready, napkins had been unfolded. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "Room Service Is Supposed to Be Great—Here's Why It's Not," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of uncorked

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncorked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorked. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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