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gape

noun

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(Entry 1 of 4)

a fixed intent look
  • I told him to stop staring, that his rather stupid gape was annoying

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Synonyms & Antonyms of gape (Entry 2 of 4)

to look long and hard in wonder or surprise
  • she suddenly realized she had been gaping at the good-looking waiter instead of giving him her order

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gaping

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of gaping (Entry 3 of 4)

gaping

verb (2)
present participle of gape

Synonyms & Antonyms of gaping (Entry 4 of 4)

to look long and hard in wonder or surprise
  • she suddenly realized she had been gaping at the good-looking waiter instead of giving him her order

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The first known use of gape was in the 13th century

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“Gape.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gape. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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