corky corky  /ˈkɔr ki/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin

Usage(s):

  1. In the Stravinsky piece, he may have lacked the proper corky bite, but his Brahms had a propulsive, thunderous intensity that swept his audience into a roar of applause.
  2. The rest of the time these actors go corky on their lines, overact operatically or sit and talk.

News

  • Memphis planner Corky Neale was teacher, cook, 'tireless volunteer'

    Charles Allen ‘Corky’ Neale, former research director for the RISE Foundaton, was an urban planner and a co-founder of the business incubator Emerge Memphis, but he was also a professor, a champion of the working poor and a big supporter of the Memphis Farmer’s Market.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

Quotes

  1. "He's got swelling in there that he didn't have (Sunday)," Baker said. "He's a little sore. Hopefully, he'll be better tomorrow. He'll get treatment all day in case I've got to pinch-run or pinch-hit for Corky late in the game. The trainer is...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Dusty Baker Source: Cincinnati.com

  2. "Last night wasn't very successful to begin with," said Bray, who was a 4.50 ERA while retiring three of four inherited runners. "The goal is to go out there and hit my spots. David Wright had a big flyout and Corky Miller made a heck of a...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bill Bray Source: MLB.com

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