eye-opener

noun
eye-open·​er | \ˈī-ˌōp-nər, -ˌō-pə-\

Definition of eye-opener 

1 : a drink intended to wake one up

2 : something startling, surprising, or enlightening her biography is a real eye-opener

Other Words from eye-opener

eye-opening \ ˈī-​ˌōp-​niŋ , -​ˌō-​pə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of eye-opener

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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eye-opener

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eye-opener

: something that shows or teaches you something in a surprising way

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