cork + -er
corker (plural corkers)
- One who puts corks into bottles.
1857, Herman Melville, chapter 30, in The Confidence-Man:
- Yes it is, Frank. Don't you see? Laertes is to take the best of care of his friends—his proved friends, on the same principle that a wine-corker takes the best of care of his proved bottles.
- (informal) A person or thing that is exceptional or remarkable.