opener

Primary Meanings of opener

1.
n
a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)
2.
n
the first event in a series
Full Definitions of opener
1

n a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans)

Types:
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bottle opener
an opener for removing caps or corks from bottles
can opener, tin opener
a device for cutting cans open
latchstring
opener consisting of a string that can be passed through a hole in a door for raising the latch from outside
cap opener
a bottle opener to pry off caps
church key
can opener that has a triangular pointed end that pierces the tops of cans
bottle screw, corkscrew
a bottle opener that pulls corks
Type of:
hand tool
a tool used with workers' hands

n a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens

Synonyms:
undoer, unfastener, untier
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being
2

n the first event in a series

“she played Chopin for her opener
“the season's opener was a game against the Yankees”
Type of:
start
the beginning of anything

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