wide-open

adjective
\ ˈwīd-ˈō-pən How to pronounce wide-open (audio) , -ˌō- \

Definition of wide-open

: having virtually no limits or restrictions a wide-open town

First Known Use of wide-open

1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wide-open was in 1858

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wide of the mark

wide-open

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“Wide-open.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wide-open. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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