HyperDic: wide-open

English > 2 senses of the word wide-open:
ADJECTIVEallwide-openopen wide
allwide-open, lawlesslax in enforcing laws
English > wide-open: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningopen wide.
Example"left the doors wide-open"
Broaderopen, unfastenedaffording unobstructed entrance and exit
English > wide-open: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLax in enforcing laws.
Example"a wide-open town"
Synonymlawless
Broaderunlawfulcontrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
Spanishanárquico

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