corked


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corked

 (kôrkt)
adj.
1. Sealed with or as if with a cork.
2. Tainted in flavor by an unsound cork: corked port.
3. Blackened by burnt cork.

corked

(kɔːkt)
adj
1. (Brewing) Also: corky (of a wine) tainted through having a cork containing excess tannin
2. (postpositive) Brit a slang word for drunk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corked - (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin; "a corked port"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
Translations

corked

[kɔːkt] ADJ [wine] → con sabor a corcho

corked

[ˈkɔːrkt] corky [ˈkɔrki] (US) adj [wine] → bouchonné(e)

corked

adj the wine is corkedder Wein schmeckt nach Kork

corked

[kɔːkt] corky [ˈkɔːkɪ] (Am) adj (wine) → che sa di tappo
References in classic literature ?
See here," continued he, drawing forth a small bottle and holding it before their eyes, "in this bottle I hold the small-pox, safely corked up; I have but to draw the cork, and let loose the pestilence, to sweep man, woman, and child from the face of the earth.
Having sat some time at table, Speranski corked a bottle of wine and, remarking, "Nowadays good wine rides in a carriage and pair," passed it to the servant and got up.
That chap, sir,' said John, taking it out again after a time, and pointing at him with the stem, 'though he's got all his faculties about him--bottled up and corked down, if I may say so, somewheres or another--'
That chap, I was a saying, though he has all his faculties about him, somewheres or another, bottled up and corked down, has no more imagination than Barnaby has.
replied my aunt, and corked herself again, at one blow.
And she said it with such great condescension as well as with such great compassion for him, that Bounderby, - far more disconcerted than if she had thrown her workbox at the mirror, or swooned on the hearthrug, - corked up the smelling-salts tight in his pocket, and thought, 'Now confound this woman, who could have even guessed that she would take it in this way
A corked bat that allegedly belonged to legendary New York Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle will be auctioned off later this month.