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  • EN [ 'jɔ:nɪŋ]
  • US [ 'jɔnɪŋ]

English definition


  • 1. 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"


  • 1. gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something;

    • "the yawning mine shaft"
    • "a yawning abyss"
  • 2. with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness;

    • "a yawning congregation"
  • 3. showing lack of attention or boredom;

    • "the yawning congregation"

Example sentences

  • A yawning North-South gulf has opened up with both sides digging in.

  • Yawning is often contagious.

  • I felt so sleepy I couldn't stop yawning.

  • Here all seems fallen asunder, in wide - yawning dislocation.

  • Old Cheng who had woken was yawning . His mouth still agape he mumbled, " Is it late? "

  • Higgins begins half singing half yawning an air from La Fanciulla del Golden West.

  • I'd drawn a picture ofa yawning lion with long eyelashes.

  • At the dawn the lawn the yawning drowned man began to frown.

  • Yawning is common among runners waiting to begin a race.

  • And there was an unmistakable link between yawning and stretching.

  • Yawning ['jni ] and headache are the most common adverse reactions.

  • She kept yawning as a hint that she was tired.

  • Yawning and headache are the most common adverse reactions.

  • Whenever I see someone yawn, I always start yawning myself.

  • You are yawning. Could it be that you are sleepy?

Meaning of yawning

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