Usage examples for yawning

  1. We descended with some difficulty, and at the foot came out upon a ledge of rock, which ran up on the right to a great height, while on the left was a deep, yawning chasm. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  2. The yawning opening in front of them represented five months' ceaseless work, night after night. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. Tad took himself toward the bedroom and emerged, yawning for his good- night kiss. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard