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corky

[ kawr-kee ]
/ ˈkɔr ki /
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adjective, cork·i·er, cork·i·est.
of the nature of cork; corklike.
Also corked. (of wine, brandy, etc.) spoiled, especially by a tainted cork.
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Origin of corky

First recorded in 1595–1605; cork + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM corky

cork·i·ness, noun
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