corker


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cork·er

 (kôr′kər)
n.
1. One that corks bottles, for example.
2. Slang A remarkable or astounding person or thing.

corker

(ˈkɔːkə)
n
1. slang
a. something or somebody striking or outstanding: that was a corker of a joke.
b. an irrefutable remark that puts an end to discussion
2. a person or machine that inserts corks

cork•er

(ˈkɔr kər)

n.
1. a person or thing that corks.
2. Informal. something that closes a discussion or settles a question.
3. Informal. someone or something that is astonishing or excellent.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corker - (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person; "that story was a corker"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
2.corker - a machine that is used to put corks in bottles
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Translations

corker

[ˈkɔːkəʳ] N
1. (= lie) → bola f; (= story) → historia f absurda
2. (Sport) (= shot, stroke) → golpe m de primera; (= good player) → crac m; (= attractive girl) → tía f buena
that's a corker!¡es cutre!

corker

n (dated inf) a corkereinsame Klasse (inf)
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It's a corker," Collins announced, as Barney, on his hind legs, striking vainly with his fore, struggled about the ring.
I had a very good conversation with Director Pompeo this morning and look forward to meeting with him soon, said Corker.
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It follows a Twitter row between Bob Corker, 65, and the US President, 71, which escalated yesterday.
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Bob Corker, who chairs the important Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told The New York Times that he was alarmed about a president who acts like he's doing EThe Apprentice or something ' in a reference to the reality television show that Trump had once hosted.
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Bob Corker dropped out of the re-election race in Tennessee after the former denied his request for endorsement.