corker

[kawr-ker]
noun
1.
a person or thing that corks.
2.
Informal. something that closes a discussion or settles a question.
3.
Informal. someone or something that is astonishing or excellent.

Origin:
1715–25; cork + -er1; defs. 2–3 of unclear relation to def. 1 and perhaps of distinct orig.

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corker (ˈkɔːkə)
 
n
1.  slang
 a.  something or somebody striking or outstanding: that was a corker of a joke
 b.  an irrefutable remark that puts an end to discussion
2.  a person or machine that inserts corks

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corker
1837, slang, something that "settles" a debate, discussion, conflict, etc.; hence "something astonishing" (1880s). Probably the notion is of putting a cork in a bottle.
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Example sentences
Corker is speaking this morning, and we'll update here with his comments.
The monarch is a corker, and he commands almost all the attention.
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