wide open (comparative wider open, superlative widest open)
- completely open
- The front door was wide open.
- 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
- It was a bright, sunny morning, and the windows stood wide open.
- having no laws or law enforcement
- It was a wide open frontier town before the railroad came.
- unsettled or unresolved
- The fate of the loan sailor is still wide open.
- vulnerable or unprotected
- He left himself wide open to criticism.
- (sports) without the presence of opponents nearby
- He was wide open and scored easily after receiving the pass.
- (finance) of the situation at the beginning of trading when there is a large spread between bid and ask prices
- French: incertain