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noun 
  1. A device that opens something; specifically a tin-opener/can-opener, or a bottle opener.
  2. (card games) The player who starts the betting.
  3. (card games) (in plural openers) Cards of sufficient value to enable a player to open the betting.
  4. (theater) The first act in a variety show.
  5. (cricket) A batsman who normally plays in the first two positions of an innings.
  6. (colloquial) The first in a series of events, items etc.; the first remark or sentence of a conversation.
Etymology: From open + -er.


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