- 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- +"Ž cork.
- It's best to determine if it's okay to uncork the Chardonnay before committing a misdemeanor.
- In fact, it might be helpful if Paul brought his axe along to help uncork the next bottle.
- Finally, it somehow seems less romantic to whip out a box of wine and pour it from a spigot at a candle lit dinner than it does to uncork a bottle of wine and sip at it.