Definition of yawner
1 : one that yawns
2 : something that causes boredom the show was a real yawner
Examples of yawner in a Sentence
The show was a real yawner.
even die-hard opera fans are finding this production to be a real yawner
Recent Examples of yawner from the Web
But this show was pretty much a yawner, as one of the biggest stars on the planet failed to generate any real star power in front of the approximately 12,000 fans in attendance.
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First Known Use of yawner
YAWNER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yawner for English Language Learners
: a person who yawns
: something that is very boring
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