- something or somebody striking or outstanding ⇒
that was a corker of a joke
- an irrefutable remark that puts an end to discussion
- a person or machine that inserts corks
Example Sentences Including 'corker'
A corker of a comedy about a football-mad Asian girl who dreams of playing footie like David Beckham.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
After that corker was published in US magazine Allure, America was quick to brand her "insensitive".
Another corker was: "I've got a wad of cash here that could choke a washing machine.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Some were positive, some were negative -- but here's a corker.
The Australian (2004)
Still, it did at least set up the final everyone had wanted and that was a corker.
ITF World of Tennis
When Thurstans goaled late in the second to stop the flow, it was set up for a corker with only one point the difference at half time.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
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