can opener

noun

Definition of can opener 

chiefly US

: a device that is used in the kitchen to open cans of food

Learn More about can opener

Share can opener

Dictionary Entries near can opener

canon regular

canonry

canoodle

can opener

canopic jar

Canopus

canopy

Statistics for can opener

Look-up Popularity

More from Merriam-Webster on can opener

Spanish Central: Translation of can opener

Nglish: Translation of can opener for Spanish Speakers

Comments on can opener

What made you want to look up can opener? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a magnificent or impressive array

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!