Definition of yawning:
- of Yawn
abyssal, oscitant, wide, opened, drowsy, inattentive, yawn, oscitance, open, oscitancy, abysmal, abyssal, cavernous.
opening (part of speech: noun)
open (part of speech: adjective)
Ella Monahan came in, yawning.
- "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
The boys, who have been sitting staring at the fire, drowsily and unheeding, rouse themselves gradually, stretching and yawning.
- "Krindlesyke", Wilfrid Wilson Gibson.
" Some of the fellows have perfect beauts," said the Tennessee Shad, yawning; "
got at hotels, and house parties, and all that sort of thing."
- "The Varmint", Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger.