Found 3 items, similar to yawn.
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English → English
n : 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”
v 1: utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired;
“The child yawned during the long performance”
2: be wide open; “the deep gaping canyon”
English → English
(y[add]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Yawned
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Yawning
.] [OE. yanien, [yogh]anien, ganien, gonien,
AS. g[=a]nian; akin to ginian to yawn, g[=i]nan to yawn, open
wide, G. g["a]hnen to yawn, OHG. gin[=e]n, gein[=o]n, Icel.
g[=i]na to yawn, gin the mouth, OSlav. zijati to yawn, L.
hiare to gape, yawn; and perhaps to E. begin, cf. Gr. cheia`
a hole. [root]47b. Cf. Begin, Gin to begin, Hiatus
1. To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness,
dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate. “The lazy,
And while above he spends his breath,
The yawning audience nod beneath. --Trumbull.
2. To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit
't is now the very witching time of night,
When churchyards yawn. --Shak.
3. To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or
4. To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express
desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings. “One
long, yawning gaze.”
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.
One person yawning in company will produce a
spontaneous yawn in all present. --N. Chipman.
2. The act of opening wide, or of gaping. --Addison.
3. A chasm, mouth, or passageway. [R.]
Now gape the graves, and trough their yawns let
Imprisoned spirits. --Marston.