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yawn

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

someone or something boring
  • as neither candidate was willing to make an unequivocal statement about anything, the debate proved to be a complete yawn

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yawn

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of yawn (Entry 2 of 2)

as in gasp, breathe

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The first known use of yawn was before the 12th century

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“Yawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yawn. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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