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adjective gap·ing \ˈgā-piŋ\

Definition of gaping

  1. :  wide open a gaping hole

Origin and Etymology of gaping

from present participle of 1gape


First Known Use: 1588


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gaping

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adjective gap·ing \ˈgā-piŋ\

Definition of gaping for English Language Learners

  • : wide open : very large


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