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Other users have misspelling yawn as:

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  1. yan 49.47%
  2. yahin 14.74%
  3. yahwen 3.16%
  4. yanee 2.11%
  5. ayawan 1.05%
  6. Other 29.47%

Definitions of yawn


  1. be wide open
  2. utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired


  1. an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom

Examples of yawn

  1. One's feet were cold and the uncertainty of everything made one yawny but not sleepy.
  2. Harrieth woke up and rubbed the sleep dust from her eyes, she yawned deeply, throwing her arms out to the side.
  3. Come ten o'clock in the evening we've generally begun to stretch and yawn, and by ten thirty the house is quiet except for gentle snoring.

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