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noun. ['ˈkɔrkˌskruː'] a bottle opener that pulls corks.
- cork (English)
- cork (Middle English (1100-1500))
- screw (English)
- screw (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Corkscrew
Sentences with corkscrew
1. Noun, singular or mass
Quickly examine the condition of the cork as you remove the worm of the corkscrew.
2. Verb, base form
When drilling through thin sheet metal, parabolic drills with flute design can corkscrew, leaving uneven edges.
The corkscrew end then winds through the pipes, clearing any clogs on its way.
Quotes about corkscrew
1. The day he moved out was terrible – That evening she went through hell.His absence wasn’t a problemBut the corkscrew had gone as well.
- Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns