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Meaning of EYE-OPENER

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  something surprising and revealing
  2. [n]  an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning

EYE-OPENER is a 10 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: drink, surprise



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Eye opener\
That which makes the eyes open, as startling news or
occurrence, or (U. S. Slang), a drink of liquor, esp. the
first one in the morning.

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