can opener Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “can opener” - English Dictionary

"can opener" in American English

See all translations

can openernoun [C]

us   /ˈkæn ˌoʊ·pə·nər/
a device for opening metal cans, esp. cans of food
(Definition of can opener from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of can opener from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “can opener”
in Arabic فَتّاحة…
in Korean 깡통 따개…
in Portuguese abridor de latas…
in Catalan obrellaunes…
in Japanese 缶切り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开罐器,罐头刀…
in Turkish konserve açacağı…
in Russian консервный нож…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開罐器,罐頭刀…
in Italian apriscatole…
in Polish otwieracz do puszek…
What is the pronunciation of can opener?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More