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corkscrewnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɔːk.skruː/  us   /ˈkɔːrk-/
a device for removing corks from bottles, that consists of a handle with a twisted metal rod to push into the cork and pull it out

corkscrewadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈkɔːk.skruː/  us   /ˈkɔːrk-/
tightly twisted or curled: Her daughter's hair is a mass of wonderful red corkscrew curls.
Translations of “corkscrew”
in Korean 코르크 마개를 뽑는 도구…
in Arabic مُفتاح…
in Portuguese saca-rolhas…
in Catalan llevataps…
in Japanese コルク抜き…
in Italian cavatappi…
in Chinese (Traditional) (拔軟木塞的)瓶塞鑽,螺絲起子…
in Russian штопор…
in Turkish şişe açacağı, tirbüşon…
in Chinese (Simplified) (拔软木塞的)瓶塞钻,螺丝起子…
in Polish korkociąg…
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