Meaning of cor in English:


Pronunciation /kɔː/

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informal British
  • Expressing surprise, excitement, admiration, or alarm.

    • ‘Cor! That's a beautiful black eye you've got!’
    • ‘Miraculously, the semi-detached house next door, where pensioners Ron and Phyllis Allain < cor > were getting ready for bed, remained virtually untouched, save for one cracked window pane.’
    • ‘Early on Saturday morning, the popular function rooms in the Southend park were nearly destroyed, leaving proprietors Tracey < cor > and Chris Harris clutching thousands of pounds of deposit money.’
    • ‘At this stage being ahead doesn't mean winning the game: it means, cor - we've gone ahead vs Argentina: we might not lose - in fact, you never know what could happen.’
    • ‘It has a very unusual aesthetic, a mixture of old movie and old comic book (apparently all computer generated - cor, what they can do with ‘puters these days).’
    • ‘Plus he's been on Messenger all evening talking to girls… cor I'm only 9yrs older than him - I remember when we used to play together, now I'm just another embarrassing adult that gets the occasional grunt!’


1930s alteration of God.