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

eye-opening

play \ˈī-ˌōp-niŋ, -ˌō-pə-\ adjective

First Known Use of eye-opener

1817



EYE-OPENER Defined for English Language Learners

eye-opener

noun

Definition of eye-opener for English Language Learners

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


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