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verb [intransitive] yawn pronunciation in British English /jɔːn/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleyawning
past tenseyawned
past participleyawned

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  1. 1
    Sound effect to open your mouth wide and take a big breath, usually because you are tired or bored

    Oh, excuse me; I can’t stop yawning.

  2. 2
    mainly literary to become or to be very wide
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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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