HyperDic: corkscrew

English > 2 senses of the word corkscrew:
NOUNartifactcorkscrew, bottle screwa bottle opener that pulls corks
VERBmotioncorkscrew, spiralmove in a spiral or zigzag course
corkscrew > pronunciation
Soundskao'rkskruw.
Rhymesaccrue ... untrue: 23 rhymes with ruw...
English > corkscrew: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA bottle opener that pulls corks.
Synonymbottle screw
Broaderbottle openerAn opener for removing caps or corks from bottles
Spanishdescorchador, sacacorchos, tirabuzón
Catalanllevataps, tirabuixó
English > corkscrew: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove in a spiral or zigzag course.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymspiral
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishdesenroscarse, desenroscar, enroscarse, enroscar, girar en espiral

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