Definition of cor in English:

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cor

Pronunciation: /kɔː/

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.

Phrases

cor blimey

see blimey.

Origin

1930s: alteration of God.

Words that rhyme with cor

abhor, adore, afore, anymore, ashore, awe, bandore, Bangalore, before, boar, Boer, bore, caw, chore, claw, cocksure, comprador, core, corps, craw, Delors, deplore, door, draw, drawer, evermore, explore, flaw, floor, for, forbore, fore, foresaw, forevermore, forswore, four, fourscore, furthermore, Gábor, galore, gnaw, gore, grantor, guarantor, guffaw, hard-core, Haugh, haw, hoar, ignore, implore, Indore, interwar, jaw, Johor, Lahore, law, lessor, lor, lore, macaw, man-o'-war, maw, mirador, mor, more, mortgagor, Mysore, nevermore, nor, oar, obligor, offshore, onshore, open-jaw, or, ore, outdoor, outwore, paw, poor, pore, pour, rapport, raw, roar, saw, scaur, score, senhor, señor, shaw, ship-to-shore, shop-floor, shore, signor, Singapore, snore, soar, softcore, sore, spore, store, straw, swore, Tagore, tau, taw, thaw, Thor, threescore, tor, tore, torr, trapdoor, tug-of-war, two-by-four, underfloor, underscore, war, warrantor, Waugh, whore, withdraw, wore, yaw, yore, your

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