Definition of Eye opener

1. Noun. An alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning.

Generic synonyms: Drink



2. Noun. Something surprising and revealing.
Generic synonyms: Surprise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eye Opener

eye for an eye
eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
eye haemorrhage
eye infection
eye infections
eye injuries
eye lens
eye manifestations
eye mask
eye movements
eye muscle
eye of a needle
eye of the beholder
eye of the storm
eye ointment
eye opener (current term)
eye patch
eye pattern
eye protective devices
eye reflex
eye rhyme
eye rhymes
eye shadow
eye sight
eye socket
eye sockets
eye speculum
eye splice
eye splices
eye teeth

Literary usage of Eye opener

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1. More about Names by Leopold Wagner (1893)
"An Eye-opener expresses a stimulant of mixed spirits taken the first thing in the morning, or when a person is overcome with drowsiness. ..."

2. Who's who in Music in California by Willey Francis Gates (1920)
"In 1921, published a booklet entitled "An Eye-Opener on Musical Education"; composed for voice and piano. Member of Woman's Lyric Club ten years; ..."

3. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1907)
"... but the strong Scotch common sense of the boys nominally under his control was an effectual "eye-opener" to him, as he never repeated the experiment. ..."

4. What Shall I Do?: Fifty Profitable Occupations for Boys and Girls who are by John Sidney Stoddard, Lucy A. Yendes (1899)
"An eye opener "A business firm once employed a trained young man, whose energy and grasp of affairs soon led the management to promote him over a faithful ..."

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