Definitions for gapegeɪp, gæp

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gape(noun)

    an expression of openmouthed astonishment

  2. gape(verb)

    a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

  3. goggle, gape, gawp, gawk(verb)

    look with amazement; look stupidly

  4. gape, yawn, yaw(verb)

    be wide open

    "the deep gaping canyon"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gape(Noun)

    A large opening.

  2. gape(Noun)

    A disease in poultry caused by gapeworm in the windpipe, a symptom of which is frequent gaping.

  3. gape(Noun)

    The width of the mouth (of a bird, fish, etc.) when it is open.

  4. gape(Verb)

    To open the mouth wide, especially involuntarily, as in a yawn, hunger, or surprise.

  5. gape(Verb)

    To stare in wonder.

  6. gape(Verb)

    To open wide; to display a gap.

  7. Origin: From gapen, from gapa (cf. Swedish gapa, Danish gabe), from gapōnan (cf. Middle English geapen, Dutch gapen, German gaffen), perhaps from ghēp-.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gape(verb)

    to open the mouth wide

  2. Gape(verb)

    expressing a desire for food; as, young birds gape

  3. Gape(verb)

    indicating sleepiness or indifference; to yawn

  4. Gape(verb)

    to pen or part widely; to exhibit a gap, fissure, or hiatus

  5. Gape(verb)

    to long, wait eagerly, or cry aloud for something; -- with for, after, or at

  6. Gape(noun)

    the act of gaping; a yawn

  7. Gape(noun)

    the width of the mouth when opened, as of birds, fishes, etc

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