Definición de eye-opener en inglés:

eye-opener

Silabificación: eye-o·pen·er

sustantivo

informal
  • 1 [in singular] An event or situation that proves to be unexpectedly enlightening: a visit to the docks can be a fascinating eye-opener
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It was not just this unexpected love of Shakespeare that proved an eye-opener.
    • This is the first season Selby have had a team in the county league for over ten years and the experience has quickly proved an eye-opener for their players.
    • The film was shot on location in West Yorkshire, which proved an eye-opener for a middle-class university-educated Hindu woman from north London.
  • 2North American An alcoholic drink taken early in the day.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Comorbid clients also were more likely to have used alcohol or drugs as an eye-opener and to have been annoyed by others who criticized their use of alcohol and/or drugs.
    • Talk about a little eye-opener before your first cup of java!
    • Murphy and Clovis were enjoying an eye-opener in their cell as the morning sun streamed through the window bars in thick shafts.

Derivativos

eye-opening

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nothing prevents trustees from actually reading the course catalog; doing so would be eye-opening.
  • I'm not going to give away everything in the book but, I mean, it is so startling and so eye-opening for any reader.
  • But this was my first time on my own, away from home, and it was eye-opening.

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Palabra del día grotesquerie
Pronunciación: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively