Corkiest vs Porkiest - What's the difference?

corkiest | porkiest |


As adjectives the difference between corkiest and porkiest

is that corkiest is (corky) while porkiest is (porky).

corkiest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (corky)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    corky

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Of wine, contaminated by a faulty or tainted cork.
  • This one smells a bit corky ; get me another bottle.
  • Consisting of, or like, cork; dry; shrivelled.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Bind fast his corky arms.

    Synonyms

    * (like cork) suberose, suberous (in botany)

    Noun

    (corkies)
  • (AU, slang) An injury caused by a blow ("corking").
  • Anagrams

    *

    porkiest

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (porky)

  • porky

    English

    Etymology 1

    From

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Resembling or characteristic of pork.
  • * 2010 , Victor J. Banis, The Blood of Love (page 113)
  • It was tender and delicious, with a kind of porky taste you didn't often get from supermarket meats.
  • (slang) Rather fat.
  • Synonyms
    * (rather fat) chubby, chunky, tubby

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from (pork pie)

    Noun

    (porkies)
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) A lie.