Definition of Corner


  • (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building
    especially one formed by a cornerstone
  • a remote area
    "in many corners of the world they still practice slavery"
  • a projecting part where two sides or edges meet
    "he knocked off the corners"
  • a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
    "his lying got him into a tight corner"
  • a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade
    "a corner on the silver market"
  • a small concavity
  • the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect
    "the corners of a cube"
  • the intersection of two streets
    "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
    - street corner - turning point
  • an interior angle formed by two meeting walls
    "a piano was in one corner of the room"
  • the point where two lines meet or intersect
    "the corners of a rectangle"
  • a place off to the side of an area
    "he tripled to the rightfield corner"
    "the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean"


  • turn a corner
    "the car corners"
  • force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape
  • gain control over
    "corner the gold market"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Corner

  • Scrabble® score of the corner (8)
  • Word Chums® score of the corner (12)
  • Words With Friends® score of the corner (10)

Unscramble corner

39 unscramble word found using the letters corner.

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