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1. cork

noun. ['ˈkɔrk'] outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc..

Synonyms

  • plant substance
  • plant material

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin
  • untie

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cork

  • new-york
  • stork
  • storck
  • storch
  • sporck
  • slorc
  • schwark
  • o'rourke
  • oroark
  • o'roark
  • bjork
  • yorke
  • york
  • wark
  • torque
  • schork
  • rourke
  • rourk
  • rorke
  • rork
  • roarke
  • roark
  • pork
  • nork
  • mork
  • moerke
  • lorch
  • horch
  • goerke
  • fork

Example sentences of the word cork


1. Noun, singular or mass
The list of disadvantages is short with cork flooring, with perks being many.

2. Verb, base form
Among the reasons you could be resistant to cork would be price.

Quotes containing the word cork


1. His heart danced upon her movements like a cork upon a tide. He heard what her eyes said to him from beneath their cowl and knew that in some dim past, whether in life or revery, he had heard their tale before.
- James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

2. cork

noun. ['ˈkɔrk'] a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.

Synonyms

  • bobfloat
  • fishing gear
  • bobber
  • bob
  • fishing tackle
  • rig
  • tackle
  • float

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • avoid
  • unharness
  • outspan

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. cork

noun. ['ˈkɔrk'] the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle).

Synonyms

  • wine bottle
  • stopper
  • bottle cork
  • plug

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • stay in place
  • sink
  • roughen

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. Cork

noun. a port city in southern Ireland.

Synonyms

  • Eire
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Ireland

5. cork

verb. ['ˈkɔrk'] stuff with cork.

Antonyms

  • dislodge

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cork

noun. ['ˈkɔrk'] (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.

Synonyms

  • phellem

Antonyms

  • unbar
  • unzip

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cork

verb. ['ˈkɔrk'] close a bottle with a cork.

Synonyms

  • stop up
  • secure
  • plug

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • cork (Middle English (1100-1500))
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