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cork out

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cork out

verb phrase

To behave very strangely; freak out: ''Hey, he/ she's corking out.'' (acting really weird) (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • He was content, possibly, to have pulled the cork out of the rest of the entertainment, which fell very flat indeed.

    Some Persons Unknown E. W. Hornung
  • Why could it not push the cork out until you had pumped the air out of the jar?

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • Brines drew the cork out slightly, and a noxious vapour issued from the bottle and ascended to his brain.

    Devil Stories Various
  • Money's like champagne when you take the cork out, it won't keep.

  • She took the cork out of the bottle with a strong, capable hand, and filled two glasses.

    Mount Music E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  • He could take the cork out of the jug quite as well as I could.

    Gorillas & Chimpanzees R. L. Garner
  • Of a sudden, he stopped, took the cork out of his bottle, and tossed it away.

    Great Expectations Charles Dickens
  • Bartley laughed so that he could hardly get the cork out of the second bottle.

    A Modern Instance William Dean Howells
  • I got the cork out of the other, and had a drink of brandy, and then felt pretty right again.

    Sturdy and Strong G. A. Henty
  • Next morning he was astonished to find his alcohol of a beautiful amethystine color, and the cork out.

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