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 ?
"Well, a body is bound to admit that for just a modest little one-line ad., it's a corker."
The proposition was a corker. It quite took my breath away; but I found that it left me all the more determined to attempt it.
"It's a corker," Collins announced, as Barney, on his hind legs, striking vainly with his fore, struggled about the ring.
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would be convicted of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in "30 minutes" if there were a jury trial, Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said Tuesday after being briefed by the CIA.
Two key US Republican senators , Bob Corker and Lindsey Graham, said on Tuesday after a briefing by the CIA's director they have "zero" doubt Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) directed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Senator from Tennessee State, Robert Corker and his accompanying delegation .