Meaning of yawning

yawn•ing

Pronunciation: (yô'ning), [key]
— adj.
  1. being or standing wide open; gaping: the yawning mouth of a cave.
  2. indicating by yawns one's weariness or indifference: The lecturer was oblivious to his yawning audience.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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