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Definitions of yawn:

part of speech: noun

1. To gape. 2. An involuntary opening of the mouth, usually accompanied by a movement of respiration; it may be a sign of drowsiness or of vital depression, as after hemorrhage, but is often caused by suggestion.

Usage examples for yawn:

  • Did a military prison yawn and was he to act as my escort? "With the French in France and Salonika", Richard Harding Davis
  • He even smothered a yawn "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy
  • I believe," she continued, with a suppressed yawn it's not so painful as it sounds. "Dot and the Kangaroo", Ethel C. Pedley

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