Definition of "yarning" []

  • A continuous twisted strand of natural or synthetic fibres, used in weaving, knitting, etc (noun)
  • A long and often involved story or account, usually telling of incredible or fantastic events (noun)
  • To tell such a story or stories (verb)
  • Present participle of yarn. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yarning" in a sentence
  • "Through the steamy windows of the pub I glimpsed other walkers yarning over their pies and pints."
  • "Unfortunately, we are yarning for a united nation."
  • "The result is a record not just of the easy-come, easy-go Huston, yarning his way through mishaps, but also of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer about to crumble."
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