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cor

Syllabification: cor
Pronunciation: /kôr
 
/

Definition of cor in English:

exclamation

British informal
Expressing surprise, excitement, admiration, or alarm: “Cor! That’s a beautiful black eye you’ve got!”
More example sentences
  • Miraculously, the semi-detached house next door, where pensioners Ron and Phyllis Allain < cor > were getting ready for bed, remained virtually untouched, save for one cracked window pane.
  • Early on Saturday morning, the popular function rooms in the Southend park were nearly destroyed, leaving proprietors Tracey < cor > and Chris Harris clutching thousands of pounds of deposit money.
  • At this stage being ahead doesn't mean winning the game: it means, cor - we've gone ahead vs Argentina: we might not lose - in fact, you never know what could happen.

Origin

1930s: alteration of God.

Phrases

cor blimey

1
/ˌkôr ˈblīmē/ see blimey.

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