A man uncorks a bottle of wine.
- to pull the cork out of
- Informal to let out, let loose, release, etc.
transitive verbun·corked, un·cork·ing, un·corks
- To draw the cork from.
- To free from a sealed or constrained state.
(third-person singular simple present uncorks, present participle uncorking, simple past and past participle uncorked)
- To open (a bottle or other container sealed with a cork or stopper) by removing the cork or stopper from.
- uncork a bottle of wine
- To release.
- His suggestion uncorked a whirlwind.
un- +â€Ž cork.