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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To open the mouth wide and breathe in deeply especially when one is sleepy.

Usage examples (37)
  • A yawn is a silent shout.
  • He could not suppress a yawn
  • Mark Lieberman, the CEO of TRA, a media marketing company, notices what he calls the yawn effect.
  • As far as her continuing her fight to win ... yawn! for more
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