HyperDic: opener

English > 3 senses of the word opener:
NOUNeventopenerthe first event in a series
person opener, undoer, unfastener, untiera person who unfastens or unwraps or opens
artifactopenera hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
opener > pronunciation
Soundsow'pahner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > opener: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe first event in a series.
Examples
  • "she played Chopin for her opener"
  • "the season's opener was a game against the Yankees"
BroaderstartThe beginning of anything
Verbsopenbegin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals, etc.
English > opener: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who unfastens or unwraps or opens.
Synonymsundoer, unfastener, untier
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishabridor
Verbsopencause to open or to become open
English > opener: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans).
Narrowerbottle openerAn opener for removing caps or corks from bottles
can opener, tin openerA device for cutting cans open / open
latchstringopener consisting of a string that can be passed through a hole in a door for raising the latch from outside
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishabridor
Catalanobridor
Verbsopencause to open or to become open

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