Definition of Corkscrewing

1. Verb. (present participle of corkscrew) ¹



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Definition of Corkscrewing

1. corkscrew [v] - See also: corkscrew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corkscrewing

corkiest
corkiness
corkinesses
corking
corkingly
corkir
corkirs
corkite
corkless
corklike
corks
corkscrew flower
corkscrew oesophagus
corkscrewed
corkscrewing (current term)
corkscrewlike
corkscrews
corkscrewy
corktree
corktrees
corkwing
corkwings
corkwood
corkwood family
corkwood tree
corkwoods
corky
corm
cormel

Literary usage of Corkscrewing

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1. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"The road drops here, twisting and corkscrewing its way down to US Customs at Mile 6.8. At Mile 2.3 is the junction of the Dyea Road (see below for details), ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"The road fell sharply down in front of us and went corkscrewing in and out around the crags and precipices, down, down, forever down, suggesting nothing so ..."

3. Text-book of Histology by Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"After a few moments of bewilderment in the terrific, corkscrewing clutch and pull of the current, he found himself able to keep his head generally above ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1892)
"... and the moon corkscrewing round it, and the planets dancing their mighty course, and the fixed stars disappearing all the time behind the opposite roof, ..."

5. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"Money. [A facetious allusion to money as the means of ' keeping afloat. '] For synonyms, see ACTUAL and GILT. corkscrewing, verbal subs, (com raun). ..."

6. Through Our Unknown Southwest: The Wonderland of the United States-- Little by Agnes Christina Laut (1913)
"... to live — corkscrewing sidewise for light, forking into two branches where one branch is broken or shaded, twisting and bending, ever seeking the light, ..."

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