Definition of Corking

1. Adjective. Very good. "You look simply smashing"

Exact synonyms: Bang-up, Bully, Cracking, Dandy, Great, Groovy, Keen, Neat, Nifty, Not Bad, Peachy, Slap-up, Smashing, Swell
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Good



Definition of Corking

1. Verb. (present participle of cork) ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) splendid, enjoyable, bang-up ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Corking

1. cork [v] - See also: cork

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corking

cork oaks
cork taint
cork tree
cork up
corkage
corkages
corkboard
corkboards
corked
corker
corkers
corkier
corkiest
corkiness
corkinesses
corking (current term)
corkingly
corkir
corkirs
corkite
corkless
corklike
corks
corkscrew flower
corkscrew oesophagus
corkscrewed
corkscrewing
corkscrewlike
corkscrews

Literary usage of Corking

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1. Arcade Echoes: Selected Poems from the Virginia University Magazine, 1856-1890 by Thomas Longstreet Wood (1894)
"4 M. corking. JSW PETERS. OF all the ills that life entails, The worst, there's no use talking, Is to sit like an ass In the Moral class, And be corking, ..."

2. The Art of Preserving All Kinds of Animal and Vegetable Substances for by Nicolas Appert (1811)
"The action of the heat within the vessel is such, that the cork swells within, and the corking is thus rendered perfect, Of corking. ..."

3. The 55th Artillery (C.A.C.) in the American Expeditionary Forces, France, 1918 by Frederick Morse Cutler (1920)
"Foch had assigned to Pershing the task of "corking the bottle." This would have been undertaken earlier in the war, were it not for the incredible ..."

4. The 55th Artillery (C.A.C.) in the American Expeditionary Forces, France, 1918 by Frederick Morse Cutler (1920)
"Foch had assigned to Pershing the task of "corking the bottle." This would have been undertaken earlier in the war, were it not for the incredible ..."

5. Freshwater Fishing in Great Britain Other Than Trout Or Salmon by J. P. Wheeldon (1883)
"If the place selected has a bottom tolerably uniform in depth, there is no method more killing than "tight corking," ie, using a bottom of the finest ..."

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