Definitions for yawningly
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to open the mouth somewhat involuntarily with a prolonged, deep inhalation and sighing or heavy exhalation, as from drowsiness or boredom.
to extend or stretch wide, as an open and deep space.
(v.t.)to say with a yawn.
(n.)an act or instance of yawning.
a deep, open space; chasm.
a bored reaction. something so boring as to make one yawn.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Ref: Also called yawner.
Origin of yawn:
bef. 900; ME yanen, yonen, OE ge(o)nian; akin to OE gānian, ginan, OHG ginōn, ON gīna to yawn, and to chasm , hiatus
In a yawning way; accompanied by yawns.
in a yawning manner
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