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yawn

 (yôn)
v. yawned, yawn·ing, yawns
v.intr.
1. To open the mouth wide with a deep inhalation, usually involuntarily from drowsiness, fatigue, or boredom.
2. To open wide; gape: The chasm yawned at our feet.
v.tr.
To utter wearily, as while yawning: yawned his disapproval of the silly venture.
n.
1. The act of yawning.
2. Informal One that provokes yawns; a bore: The movie was nothing more than one big yawn.

[Middle English yanen, alteration of yonen, yenen, from Old English geonian.]

yawn′er n.

yawn

(jɔːn)
vb
1. (Physiology) (intr) to open the mouth wide and take in air deeply, often as in involuntary reaction to tiredness, sleepiness, or boredom
2. (tr) to express or utter while yawning
3. (intr) to be open wide as if threatening to engulf (someone or something): the mine shaft yawned below.
n
(Physiology) the act or an instance of yawning
[Old English gionian; related to Old Saxon ginōn, Old High German ginēn to yawn, Old Norse gjā gap]
ˈyawner n
ˈyawning adj
ˈyawningly adv

yawn

(yɔn)

v.i.
1. to open the mouth somewhat involuntarily with a prolonged, deep inhalation and sighing or heavy exhalation, as from drowsiness or boredom.
2. to extend or stretch wide, as an open and deep space.
v.t.
3. to say with a yawn.
n.
4. an act or instance of yawning.
5. a deep, open space; chasm.
6.
a. a bored reaction.
b. Also called yawner. something so boring as to make one yawn.
[before 900; Middle English yanen, yonen, Old English ge(o)nian; akin to Old English gānian, ginan, Old High German ginōn, Old Norse gīna to yawn, and to chasm, hiatus]
yawn′ing•ly, adv.

yawn


Past participle: yawned
Gerund: yawning

Imperative
yawn
yawn
Present
I yawn
you yawn
he/she/it yawns
we yawn
you yawn
they yawn
Preterite
I yawned
you yawned
he/she/it yawned
we yawned
you yawned
they yawned
Present Continuous
I am yawning
you are yawning
he/she/it is yawning
we are yawning
you are yawning
they are yawning
Present Perfect
I have yawned
you have yawned
he/she/it has yawned
we have yawned
you have yawned
they have yawned
Past Continuous
I was yawning
you were yawning
he/she/it was yawning
we were yawning
you were yawning
they were yawning
Past Perfect
I had yawned
you had yawned
he/she/it had yawned
we had yawned
you had yawned
they had yawned
Future
I will yawn
you will yawn
he/she/it will yawn
we will yawn
you will yawn
they will yawn
Future Perfect
I will have yawned
you will have yawned
he/she/it will have yawned
we will have yawned
you will have yawned
they will have yawned
Future Continuous
I will be yawning
you will be yawning
he/she/it will be yawning
we will be yawning
you will be yawning
they will be yawning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yawning
you have been yawning
he/she/it has been yawning
we have been yawning
you have been yawning
they have been yawning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yawning
you will have been yawning
he/she/it will have been yawning
we will have been yawning
you will have been yawning
they will have been yawning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yawning
you had been yawning
he/she/it had been yawning
we had been yawning
you had been yawning
they had been yawning
Conditional
I would yawn
you would yawn
he/she/it would yawn
we would yawn
you would yawn
they would yawn
Past Conditional
I would have yawned
you would have yawned
he/she/it would have yawned
we would have yawned
you would have yawned
they would have yawned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yawn - an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouthyawn - 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"
pandiculation - yawning and stretching (as when first waking up)
Verb1.yawn - utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tiredyawn - utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired; "The child yawned during the long performance"
breathe, take a breath, suspire, respire - draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs; "I can breathe better when the air is clean"; "The patient is respiring"
2.yawn - be wide openyawn - be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

yawn

verb gape, open, split The gulf between them yawned wider than ever.

yawn

verb
1. To open the mouth wide with a deep inward breath, as when tired or bored:
2. To open wide:
Translations
تَثاؤُبيَتَثَاءَبُيَتَثاءَب
zívatzívnutí
gabegab
oscedioscedo
دهان دره
haukotellahaukotus
zijevati
ásításítás
geispageispi
あくびをする
하품하다
žiovautižiovulys
žāvasžāvāšanāsžāvāties
zívaťzívnutie
zehatizehanje
zevzevatiзевзевати
gäspa
หาว
esnemekesneme
ngáp

yawn

[jɔːn]
A. Nbostezo m
to give a yawnbostezar
to say sth with a yawndecir algo bostezando
it was a yawn from start to finishfue aburridísimo, fue un plomo
B. VIbostezar (fig) [gap, abyss] → abrirse
C. VT to yawn one's head offbostezar mucho

yawn

[ˈjɔːn]
vi
[person] → bâiller
[gap, gulf, crevasse] → s'ouvrir grand
n
(= act of yawning) → bâillement m
(= bore) to be a yawn → être rasoir inv

yawn

vi
(person)gähnen; to yawn with boredomvor Langeweile gähnen
(chasm etc)gähnen
vtgähnen; to yawn one’s head off (inf)fürchterlich gähnen (inf)
n
(of person)Gähnen nt; I could tell by your yawns …an deinem Gähnen konnte ich sehen; to give a yawngähnen
(inf: = bore) the film was a yawnder Film war zum Gähnen (langweilig); what a yawn!wie langweilig!; life is just one big yawndas Leben ist vielleicht langweilig

yawn

[jɔːn]
1. nsbadiglio
to give a yawn → fare uno sbadiglio
2. visbadigliare (fig) (hole, chasm) → aprirsi
"yes", she yawned → "sì", disse con uno sbadiglio
3. vt to yawn one's head offnon riuscire a smettere di sbadigliare

yawn

(joːn) verb
to stretch the mouth wide and take a deep breath when tired or bored. He yawned and fell asleep.
noun
an act of yawning. a yawn of boredom.
ˈyawning adjective
wide open. a yawning gap.

yawn

يَتَثَاءَبُ zívat gabe gähnen χασμουριέμαι bostezar haukotella bailler zijevati sbadigliare あくびをする 하품하다 gapen gjespe ziewnąć bocejar зевать gäspa หาว esnemek ngáp 打哈欠

yawn

n. bostezo;
v. bostezar.

yawn

n bostezo; vi bostezar
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