Opener meaning

ōpə-nər
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The first act in a theatrical variety show.
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One that opens, especially a device used to cut open cans or pry up bottle caps.
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A remark that initiates a conversation.
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(sports) The first game in a series.
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A person or thing that opens.
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Any of several devices for opening bottles, cans, etc.
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The first game in a series, the first act in a vaudeville show, etc.
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(poker) Cards of sufficient value to allow a player to open the betting.
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A device that opens something; specifically a tin-opener/can-opener, or a bottle opener.
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(card games) The player who starts the betting.
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(card games) (in plural openers) Cards of sufficient value to enable a player to open the betting.
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(theater) The first act in a variety show.
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(Islam) Fatiha.
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(cricket) A batsman who normally plays in the first two positions of an innings.
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(colloquial) The first in a series of events, items etc.; the first remark or sentence of a conversation.
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(sports) The first game played in a competition.
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(sports) The first goal or point scored.
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(informal) for openers
  • To begin with:
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for openers
  • to begin with
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Origin of opener

  • From open + -er.

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