Definition of corker in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːkə/


An excellent or astonishing person or thing: it was the season’s first goal, and a corker
More example sentences
  • Amongst stunning headlines appear a few absolute corkers, complete with astonishing introductory paragraphs.
  • Yet just when The Moon have apparently filed themselves under ‘Far Too Easy Listening’, they produce a corker - the astonishingly good ‘Hero Gets The Girl’.
  • Goals by Adam Wash, Phil O'Reilly, with two corkers, and Mark Wood won it for Pickering, who face Bridlington in the final of the Wilkinson Sword Trophy second leg tomorrow night.


Very good; excellent: a corker little stove with bandy legs

Words that rhyme with corker

caulker (US calker), hawker, Lorca, Majorca, Minorca, orca, porker, squawker, stalker, talker, walker, yorker

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: cork¦er

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.