Cork in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is cork a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word cork is a Scrabble US word. The word cork is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

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Is cork a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word cork is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

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Is cork a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word cork is a Words With Friends word. The word cork is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Cork

You can make 9 words from 'cork' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'cork'

CORK 10ROCK 10

3 letters words from 'cork'

COR 5KOR 7
ORC 5ROC 5
ROK 7 

2 letters words from 'cork'

KO 6OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of cork

cork ocrk crok rcok orck rock cokr ockr ckor kcor okcr kocr crko rcko ckro kcro rkco krco orkc rokc okrc korc rkoc kroc

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word cork. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in cork.

Definitions and meaning of cork

cork

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /kɔɹk/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɔːk/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)k

Etymology 1

From Middle English cork (oak bark, cork), from Middle Dutch curc (cork (material or object)), either from Spanish corcho (cork (material or object)) (also corcha or corche) or from Old Spanish alcorque (cork sole). Doublet of cortex.

Noun

cork (countable and uncountable, plural corks)

  1. (uncountable) The bark of the cork oak, which is very light and porous and used for making bottle stoppers, flotation devices, and insulation material.
  2. A bottle stopper made from this or any other material.
    Snobs feel it's hard to call it wine with a straight face when the cork is made of plastic.
  3. An angling float, also traditionally made of oak cork.
  4. The cork oak, Quercus suber.
  5. (botany) The dead protective tissue between the bark and cambium in woody plants, with suberin deposits making it impervious to gasses and water.
Translations

Verb

cork (third-person singular simple present corks, present participle corking, simple past and past participle corked)

  1. (transitive) To seal or stop up, especially with a cork stopper.
    • 2014, Paul Salopek, Blessed. Cursed. Claimed., National Geographic (December 2014)[1]
      Arms draped on shoulders, kick-stepping in circles, they swing bottles of wine. Purpled thumbs cork the bottles. The wine leaps and jumps behind green glass.
  2. (transitive) To blacken (as) with a burnt cork
  3. To leave the cork in a bottle after attempting to uncork it.
  4. To fill with cork, as the center of a baseball bat.
    He corked his bat, which was discovered when it broke, causing a controversy.
  5. (transitive, Australia) To injure through a blow; to induce a haematoma.
    The vicious tackle corked his leg.
    • ‘Must have corked my leg when I got up,’ he thought.
    • 2010, Andrew Stojanovski, Dog Ear Cafe, large print 16pt, page 191,
      Much to my relief he had only corked his leg when he had jumped.
  6. (fishing) To position one's drift net just outside of another person's net, thereby intercepting and catching all the fish that would have gone into that person's net.
Translations

Etymology 2

From the traversal path resembling that of a corkscrew.

Noun

cork (plural corks)

  1. (snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding) An aerialist maneuver involving a rotation where the rider goes heels over head, with the board overhead.
Derived terms
  • double cork (two such maneuvers in a single jump)
  • triple cork (three such maneuvers in a single jump)
  • quad cork (four such maneuvers in a single jump)
Translations

Verb

cork (third-person singular simple present corks, present participle corking, simple past and past participle corked)

  1. (snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding) To perform such a maneuver.

Adjective

cork (not comparable)

  1. (snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding) Having the property of a head over heels rotation.

Derived terms

References

Anagrams

  • Kroc, Rock, rock

French

Etymology

English cork (corkscrew)

Noun

cork m (plural corks)

  1. (snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding) cork (An aerialist maneuver involving a rotation where the rider goes heels over head, with the board overhead.)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to stop up.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)