Definition of Bottle opener

1. Noun. An opener for removing caps or corks from bottles.

Specialized synonyms: Cap Opener, Bottle Screw, Corkscrew
Generic synonyms: Opener

Definition of Bottle opener

1. Noun. A device used to remove the cap or cork from a bottle ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bottle Opener

bottle brush
bottle brushes
bottle cap
bottle caps
bottle cell
bottle collection
bottle crate
bottle crates
bottle feeding
bottle gentian
bottle glorifier
bottle glorifiers
bottle gourd
bottle green
bottle opener (current term)
bottle openers
bottle out
bottle screw
bottle sedge
bottle service
bottle shop
bottle shops
bottle sling
bottle slings
bottle top
bottle tops
bottle tree
bottle up

Literary usage of Bottle opener

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Republic by Charles Edward Sheehan-miles (2007)
""I don't know if I own a bottle opener. Let's see. ... But there—at the back of the drawer was an old rusted bottle opener. He took it out. ..."

2. Home Plate: The Traveler's Food Guide to Cooperstown and Otsego County, NY by Brenda Berstler (2006)
"^bottle opener—most bottle tops these days twist off, but occasionally you'll still need the double-ended bottle opener. One end removes bottle caps, ..."

3. The Cookbook for Men Whose Wives Don't Cook by Christopher Hamilton (2006)
"Get a wine bottle opener, too. Potato Masher It's a thing you mash stuff with. POWERTOOLS The following is a list of things you plug in. ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"... subsequently partially acquiesced; but upon defendant and Settle being unable, as they said, to find a bottle opener, ..."

5. Dairy Technology: A Treatise on the City Milk Supply, Milk as a Food, Ice by Christian Larsen, William M. White (1913)
"... thus forming a hermetically tight seal, removable only by means of a bottle opener. This crown effectually protects the mouth of the bottle. ..."

6. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"I happened to be standing near the king and the princess and they both were eyeing the unopened bottle of soda in my hand—but no bottle opener. ..."

7. The Bookman (1911)
"... lime, for powder; a razor blade nicked like a saw, and a unique shaving brush manufactured from twigs, bound to a handle formed of a beer-bottle opener, ..."

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