yawner

noun yawn·er \ ˈyȯ-nər \

Definition of yawner

1 :one that yawns
2 :something that causes boredom
  • the show was a real yawner

Examples of yawner in a Sentence

  1. The show was a real yawner.

  2. even die-hard opera fans are finding this production to be a real yawner

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First Known Use of yawner

1687

yawner Synonyms

Synonyms
bore, drip, droner, dullsville, nudnik (also nudnick), snooze, snoozer, yawn, drag
Related Words
bummer, downer; bromide, pill
Near Antonyms
blast, gas [slang], kick, rush, upper

YAWNER Defined for English Language Learners

yawner

noun

Definition of yawner for English Language Learners

  • : a person who yawns

  • : something that is very boring



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