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Overview of noun yawn

The noun yawn has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) yawn, yawning, oscitance, oscitancy

(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")


Overview of verb yawn

The verb yawn has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) yawn

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

2. gape, yawn, yaw

(be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon")

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