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cork out

Slang definitions & phrases for cork out

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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  • Why could it not push the cork out until you had pumped the air out of the jar?

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • Money's like champagne when you take the cork out, it won't keep.

  • He could take the cork out of the jug quite as well as I could.

    Gorillas & Chimpanzees R. L. Garner
  • He was swearing in a low voice as he worked the cork out of the bottle.

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • 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
  • A damnable long research,' said he, blowing the cork out, so to speak.

    The Invisible Man H. G. Wells
  • Next morning he was astonished to find his alcohol of a beautiful amethystine color, and the cork out.

  • Oh, you just cut the cork out in sections and glue them over a piece of wood, you know.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • If I want to draw a cork out of a beer bottle any day, I shall borrow one of those ringlets, Laura!

    Holiday House Catherine Sinclair

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