from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Completely open: a wide-open door.
- adj. Being without laws or law enforcement: a wide-open frontier town.
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- adj. lax in enforcing laws
- adj. open wide
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When it's clear out, that's called 'wide-open visual.'
With Carolina in a Tampa-2 and his receivers covered, Manning properly checks down to wide-open running back Ahmad Bradshaw—who doesn't catch the totally catchable ball and instead tips it to linebacker James Anderson.
This creates a wide-open hole for Anthony, who can either shoot or pass to his big man.
So she is used to "wide-open spaces and a simple lifestyle" and is not put off by life in a remote area where heat and water can be a challenge.
Set on the Monterey Peninsula, hugging the rugged coastline, Pebble Beach Golf Links features wide-open vistas, cliff-side fairways, and small, sloping greens.
But Rodgers, on a 3&8 fails to connect to a wide-open Jennings and GB will kick...
Zac Lee hits a wide-open Niles Paul for a 74-yard touchdown to put Nebraska ahead 33-0.
These apartments were moderate and elegant, possessing gardens in abundance, and ranging from highly private, where there were no common rooms, to wide-open, with many common rooms and areas for meeting and the posting of London-based activities.
In what other American city would people cower at the prospect of a wide-open race for mayor?
I soon began to notice all the barricades, beginning at the café and strategically set up at the various wide-open places*.