Definitions for openerˈoʊ pə nər

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  1. opener(noun)

    the first event in a series

    "she played Chopin for her opener"; "the season's opener was a game against the Yankees"

  2. undoer, opener, unfastener, untier(noun)

    a person who unfastens or unwraps or opens

    "children are talented undoers of their shoelaces"

  3. opener(noun)

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


  1. Opener(n.)

    Specifically: A bottle opener or a can opener; as, you need an opener to get the cap off.


  1. opener(Noun)

    A device that opens something; specifically a tin-opener/can-opener, or a bottle opener.

  2. opener(Noun)

    The player who starts the betting.

  3. opener(Noun)

    (in plural openers) Cards of sufficient value to enable a player to open the betting.

  4. opener(Noun)

    The first act in a variety show.

  5. opener(Noun)

    A batsman who normally plays in the first two positions of an innings.

  6. opener(Noun)

    The first in a series of events, items etc.; the first remark or sentence of a conversation.

  7. opener(Noun)

    The first game played in a competition

  8. opener(Noun)

    The first goal or point scored.

  9. Origin: From open + -er.

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