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Definition of "gape" []

  • To open the mouth wide; yawn. (verb-intransitive)
  • To stare wonderingly or stupidly, often with the mouth open. See Synonyms at gaze. (verb-intransitive)
  • To open wide: The curtains gaped when the wind blew. (verb-intransitive)
  • The act or an instance of gaping. (noun)
  • A large opening. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gape" in a sentence
  • "- hanya mudah di kalangan user yang sudah 'gape' dengan aplikasi tersebut"
  • "Gadhafi shooed away cars filled with residents who stopped Tuesday to gape at the destruction caused by the bombs."
  • "Even the most seasoned pol has to gape in stunned disbelief that John McCain, the one-time presidential candidate, is willing to give credence to made-up claims about "death panels.""