What does Corky mean?

A portmanteau slang that combines "cute" and "dorky". A little bit awkward, a little precious.


Other definitions of Corky:

  • When speaking on wine, a musty attribute that reminds one of cork.
  • A rib and BBQ joint with several locations throughout the Southeastern United States.
  • A nickname for the character Charles Thatcher, played by Chris Burke, on the late 1980s television series Life Goes On. The show is the first series to have a major character with Down syndrome.
  • A reference to the late 1980s show Life Goes On, which starred a character with Down syndrome, named Corky.

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How to use the term Corky:

  • They're corky though. Always have their nose in a book.

  • Mmm. It has a full body and a corky aftertaste. Let's spit it out now.

  • Head over to Corky's and grab us a Memphis Duo.

  • Remember the episode where Corky does the lip sync at his church's talent show?

  • He used to call me corky and thought it was so funny. Pretty lame.

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