Origin of opener
Related Words for openerlever, latch, doorknob, launch, inauguration, kickoff, start, commencement, opener, genesis, birth, outset, opening, introduction, creation, onset, inception, dawn, top, lead-in
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Contemporary Examples of opener
Opener “Always in My Head” was a dreamy lost-love song with a chiming, circular guitar line—the perfect slow dance for Prom 2014.Why Is It Cool to Hate Coldplay? A First Listen of New Album ‘Ghost Stories’
March 26, 2014
I see them beating us 17—13 in our opener in Milwaukee in 1961.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win
January 25, 2014
And in its opener, little seemed to improve as it played out a dull, frustrating tie with an uninspiring Uruguay side.
It was heartbreak for the Swiss, who conquered Spain in their opener, but Chile guaranteed its place in the last 16.
Historical Examples of opener
My sister's eyes were opener and bigger than ever I saw them before.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
It was "the opener of the Way" for the birth of the sun and the New Year.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
The opener checked, the boy next raised him two and Vernon dropped.The Fifth Ace
Mrs. Sheridan dug an opener into a can of corn with a vigorous hand.The Beloved Woman
I've lost the can opener, and I can't open this tin of peaches.Uncle Wiggily in Wonderland
Howard R. Garis
"one who opens," Old English openere, agent noun from open (v.).