Definition of yawny in English:


Syllabification: yaw·ny
Pronunciation: /ˈyônē

adjective (yawnier, yawniest)

Characterized by or producing yawning: I am incredibly tired and yawny all the material is very yawny
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  • On a humid September morning, thirty-five of us, heat-anesthetized and yawny, busied ourselves by scratching our names into the desk tops with house keys.
  • I was getting very yawny myself, but they kept pressing coffee on me.
  • One's feet were cold and the uncertainty of everything made one yawny but not sleepy.

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