Etymology
Advertisement

opener (n.)

"one who or that which opens," Old English openere, agent noun from open (v.). As "a tool or machine used in opening," c. 1600.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of opener

opener (n.)
the first event in a series;
she played Chopin for her opener
the season's opener was a game against the Yankees
opener (n.)
a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens;
Synonyms: undoer / unfastener / untier
opener (n.)
a hand tool used for opening sealed containers (bottles or cans);
From wordnet.princeton.edu