British Dictionary definitions for for openers
Word Origin and History for for openers
"one who opens," Old English openere, agent noun from open (v.).
Idioms and Phrases with for openers
Also, for starters. To begin with. For example, Out of 50 possible jurors they eliminated 30, for openers, or She believed him, which indicated, for starters, that she was very gullible. The word starters is also used for the appetizer or first course of a meal, as in For starters we had shrimp cocktail. [Mid-1900s]