What does opener mean?

Definitions for openerˈoʊ pə nər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word opener.

Princeton's WordNet

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. opener

    A type of device and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles, used to open an item according to the product description and design.

    We have a bottle opener and a can opener that we use regularly.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opener in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opener in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. LaSonya Grant:

    A child is like a can opener, You can open their minds with knowledge

  2. Larry Wright:

    If Darwin's theory of evolution was correct, cats would be able to operate a can opener by now.

  3. State John Kerry:

    This has been a significant eye-opener for me and I have spent 25 years or engaged in this issue.

  4. Junal Barboza:

    Learning about her was a real eye-opener and has provided the stepping stone for what we want to achieve.

  5. Jasoon Chelat from Cividep India:

    I just thought the company was being nice and it was compensation for my low salary. This film was an eye opener.

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