can opener

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noun

a manual device or small electric appliance for opening cans.

Nearby words

  1. caméra stylo,
  2. can,
  3. can buoy,
  4. can do with,
  5. can of worms,
  6. can tho,
  7. can't,
  8. can't abide,
  9. can't but,
  10. can't complain

Origin of can opener

First recorded in 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for can-opener

can-opener

noun

another name for tin-opener
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