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corkscrew

noun

1 corkscrew

A bottle opener that pulls corks.

synonym: bottle screw.

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more

Roget 262: perforator, piercer, borer, auger, chisel, gimlet, stylet, drill, wimble, awl, bradawl, scoop, terrier, corkscrew, ... show more

Roget 301: extraction; extracting etc. v.; removal, elimination, extrication, eradication, evolution.    evulsion, avulsion; wrench; expression, ... show more

Roget 311: circuition, circulation; turn, curvet; excursion, circumvention, circumnavigation, circumambulation; northwest passage; circuit etc. 629.    turning ... show more

Dutch: kurkentrekker, kurketrekker, trekker
Polish: korkociÄ…g



verb

1 corkscrew

Move in a spiral or zigzag course.

synonym: spiral.


Moby thesaurus: anfractuous, aspirator, bottle opener, can opener, church key, cirrus, clavis, cochlear, cochleate, coil, contort, corkscrewy, crinkle, crowbar, curl, curlicue, entwine, evolute, extractor, forceps ... show more.

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