Meaning of wide-open

wide-o•pen

Pronunciation: (wīd'ō'pun), [key]
— adj.
  1. opened to the full extent: a wide-open window.
  2. lacking laws or strict enforcement of laws concerning liquor, vice, gambling, etc.: a wide-open town.
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