Definition of "yawningly" []

  • To open the mouth wide and take in air deeply, often as in involuntary reaction to tiredness, sleepiness, or boredom (verb)
  • To express or utter while yawning (verb)
  • To be open wide as if threatening to engulf (someone or something) (verb)
  • The act or an instance of yawning (noun)
  • In a yawning way; accompanied by yawns. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yawningly" in a sentence
  • "And, to be frank, again, most vampire fiction is yawningly predictable."
  • "And so it would turn out to be as Nadal not so much powered as yawningly flexed his way to a straight-sets victory, much to the delight of the discreetly well-heeled knots of courtside Nadal-istas and a quietly purring Centre Court crowd."
  • "I have also felt the exact same way after the Caldecott goes (yawningly) yet again to another guy."