Meaning of corkscrew

cork•screw

Pronunciation: (kôrk'skr"), [key]
— n.
  1. an instrument typically consisting of a metal spiral with a sharp point at one end and a transverse handle at the other, used for drawing corks from bottles.
—adj.
  1. resembling a corkscrew; helical; spiral.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to move in a spiral or zigzag course.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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