Definition of YAWN

noun : YAWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 oscitancy" ;

verb : YAWN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired; "The child yawned during the long performance" ;


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