Definitions for uncorkʌnˈkɔrk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to draw the cork from.

  2. Informal. to release or unleash.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncork(verb)


    "uncork his anger"

  2. uncork(verb)

    draw the cork from (bottles)

    "uncork the French wine"


  1. uncork(Verb)

    To open (a bottle or other container sealed with a cork or stopper) by removing the cork or stopper from.

    uncork a bottle of wine

  2. uncork(Verb)

    To release.

    His suggestion uncorked a whirlwind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncork(verb)

    to draw the cork from; as, to uncork a bottle


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