[ US /ˈkɔɹkɝ/ ]
[ UK /kˈɔːkɐ/ ]
  1. (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person
    that story was a corker
  2. a machine that is used to put corks in bottles
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How To Use corker In A Sentence

  • And if the rest of the Comedy Festival is as entertaining and funny as this opening, then we're in for a corker.
  • Not that I neglected my studies entirely or failed to burn a reasonable portion of "midnight oil," sometimes indeed with a great show of industry particularly on a night before a hard examination; but luckily enough I was pretty well fortified in Greek and Mathematics before I got to the University, and it did not take much effort to keep abreast of my classes without being conspicuous one way or the other either as "curler" or "corker," that is, in the current vernacular, either as a bright particular star in the firmament or as a sacrificial lamb led to the slaughter. In the days of my youth when I was a student in the University of Virginia, 1888-1893.
  • And that eight-minute trampoline climax is an absolute corker. Times, Sunday Times
  • Each signposted spot is an absolute corker, and if you want to see them all, you need at least a week. Times, Sunday Times
  • The full forward's third goal, after Kingussie had twice come from behind to draw level, was a corker, but Ross will have to wait until the television highlights to appreciate the full brilliance of his effort.
  • Some of the critics in the county who had hammered Corkery for more than a decade were lining up Masters as their next legitimate target.
  • that story was a corker
  • Wow, this sounds like it will be another corker. The Sun
  • Hazelton and Dan Dalzell, sure that Dick had a "corker" of a scheme, grinned as happily as though they had already seen it put through with a rush. The Grammar School Boys of Gridley or, Dick & Co. Start Things Moving
  • Sollicker Somewhat equivalent Something excessive. to "corker Some Everyday Folk and Dawn
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