uncorked

adjective
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 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 Peering inside the uncorked bottle, Del Borrello spotted what looked like a cigarette inside. Elaina Zachos, National Geographic, "World's Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach," 7 Mar. 2018 The day is celebrated with a grand military parade up the Champs Elysees, festivals, food and a few uncorked bottles of wine. Terri Milligan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Picnic panache: Celebrate Bastille Day outdoors with a portable French feast," 4 July 2017

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First Known Use of uncorked

1777, in the meaning defined above

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15 Nov 2019

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“Uncorked.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncorked. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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