English version

yawn in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyawnyawn1 /jɔːn $ jɒːn/ ●●○ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 HBHTIREDto open your mouth wide and breathe in deeply because you are tired or bored 🔊 Alan stretched and yawned.2 yawning gap/gulf/chasm (between something)3 OPEN literary to be or become wide open, especially in a frightening way 🔊 The pit yawned open in front of them.yawning gap/hole etc 🔊 the yawning gap between the two cliffs→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
yawnThe baby yawned again, and the process continued until they both fell asleep.Fred stood up, yawned and stretched.Adam yawned as he began to study the words once more.Had he ever made it back, people would have still yawned at him.Prior to this lies the yawning stretch of epochs known as the Precambrian.yawned openThe adamantium trunk yawned open, the glassy coils lying immobile within.