Gaping open; cavernous: a yawning abyss.
- Present participle of yawn.
- The action of the verb yawn.
(comparative more yawning, superlative most yawning)
- That yawns or yawn.
- yawning commuters; travelers yawning in the queue
- (figuratively) Wide open.
- a yawning chasm; the shark's yawning jaws