corker

[ kawr-ker ]
/ ˈkɔr kər /

noun

a person or thing that corks.
Informal. something that closes a discussion or settles a question.
Informal. someone or something that is astonishing or excellent.

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Origin of corker

First recorded in 1715–25; cork + -er1; defs. 2, 3 of unclear relation todef. 1 and perhaps of distinct origin
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British Dictionary definitions for corker

corker
/ (ˈkɔːkə) /

noun

slang
  1. something or somebody striking or outstandingthat was a corker of a joke
  2. an irrefutable remark that puts an end to discussion
a person or machine that inserts corks
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