yawny

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yawn +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

yawny (comparative yawnier, superlative yawniest)

  1. Prone to yawning.
    • 1848, A Home for All by O.S. Fowler
      Waking up in the small room, you feel dull, stupid, gloomy, oppressed, yawny, lax, and all unstrung in body and mind....
  2. Sounding like a yawn.
  3. boring, uninteresting, causing yawns.