Word:

Yawn

Pronunciation: yạn
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Yawned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Yawning.]
1.To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness, dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate.
2.To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit of anything.
3.To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or bewilderment.
4.To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings.
n.1.An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.
2.The act of opening wide, or of gaping.
3.A chasm, mouth, or passageway.
Noun1.yawn - an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom; "he could not suppress a yawn"; "the yawning in the audience told him it was time to stop"; "he apologized for his ostinancy"
Verb1.yawn - utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired; "The child yawned during the long performance"
2.yawn - be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon"
Synonyms: yaw, gape
aperture, boredom, broaching, cavity, chasm, check, clearing, cleft, crack, dehisce, dehiscence, disclosure, doldrums, doze, drowse, ennui, fenestra, fistula, fontanel, foramen, gap, gape, gaping, gat, gulf, hang open, hiatus, hole, hollow, inlet, interval, lacuna, laying open, leak, nap, opening, opening up, orifice, oscitancy, oscitate, oscitation, outlet, pandiculation, passageway, pore, slot, snooze, space, split, stoma, the gapes, throwing open, uncorking, unstopping, yaw, yawning
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