Synonyms for Gaping:
broken, notched, cracked, cleaved, breached, slit.
agape, unbolted, ajar, unlocked, accessible, unimpeded, unplugged, uncovered, bare, open, patent, Admitting, unbarred, unobstructed, Unclosed, exposed, manifest, unstopped, uncapped, yawning.
•wide open (adjective)
yawning, vast, great, cavernous.
n.great, high, wide, big, cavernous, enormous, huge, abyssal, king-size, immense, abysmal, vast, large. •gaping (noun)
opened, open, agape.
astonishing, fascinating, astounding, staring, Marveling, wondering, engrossing, bewildering, gawking.
Usage examples for gaping
This was a very false scent, which had however the excuse that my brother's example really couldn't but act upon me- the scent was apparently so true for him; from the moment my small " interest in art," that is my bent for gaping at illustrations and exhibitions, was absorbing and genuine. – A Small Boy and Others by Henry James