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 Dictionary entry overview: What does corker mean? 

CORKER (noun)
  The noun CORKER has 2 senses:

1. (dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person
2. a machine that is used to put corks in bottles

  Familiarity information: CORKER used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CORKER (noun)

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(dated slang) a remarkable or excellent thing or person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

that story was a corker

Hypernyms ("corker" is a kind of...):

content; message; subject matter; substance (what a communication that is about something is about)

Domain usage:

argot; cant; jargon; lingo; patois; slang; vernacular (a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves))

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A machine that is used to put corks in bottles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("corker" is a kind of...):

machine (any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks)

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