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)
References in classic literature ?
It's a corker," Collins announced, as Barney, on his hind legs, striking vainly with his fore, struggled about the ring.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Senate Republicans were among those voting for the amendment, despite an emotional appeal against it from Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and author of the bill.
I know there's been some changes in the administration's position,'' said Republican Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
WASHINGTON, April 8 (KUNA) -- President Barack Obama telephoned Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Wednesday to discuss commitments Iran has made in a deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Among the concerned cockerel keepers is 74-year-old grandfather John Corker.
John Corker, 71, has kept bantams for 10 years and has around 30 birds with a number of cockerels in his brood.
MATT Corker and Tom May will continue their dual captaincy at London Welsh for the forthcoming season.
We have long said that the fuel tax is the fairest, most efficient way to fund our nation's infrastructure and this practical, bipartisan proposal put forward by Senators Murphy and Corker would put the Highway Trust Fund on the path to solvency and provide the revenues we need to maintain a 21st Century transportation network," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves.
The First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vitalii Yarema held a meeting with the United State Senator Bob Corker.
5 (BNA)-- His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, received at Gudaibiya Palace today US Senator Robert Corker.
15 (Petra) aAC" His Majesty King Abdullah II received on Thursday US Senator Robert Corker, member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East and the ongoing efforts to achieve peace in the region.
We know for a fact that the ISI -- the intelligence arm of the Pakistani military -- is helping coordinate, directly activities with the Haqqani network in Afghanistan, that they're conducting high-profile activities that are designed to kill and maim Americans and destabilise the country," Senator Bob Corker said.