gapingly
adverb see gape I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gapingly — See gaping. * * * …   Universalium

  • gapingly — adverb In a gaping way …   Wiktionary

  • gapingly — adv. with open mouth, with great surprise, amazedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gapingly — gap·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • gapingly — adverb see gaping * * * gāˈpingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑gape …   Useful english dictionary

  • gape — gapingly, adv. /gayp, gap/, v., gaped, gaping, n. v.i. 1. to stare with open mouth, as in wonder. 2. to open the mouth wide involuntarily, as the result of hunger, sleepiness, or absorbed attention. 3. to open as a gap; split or become open wide …   Universalium

  • Gapeseed — Gape seed (g[=a]p s[=e]d), n. 1. Any strange sight. Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who looks or stares gapingly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {To buy gapeseed}, or {To sow gapeseed}, to stare idly or in idle wonderment, instead of attending to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To buy gapeseed — Gapeseed Gape seed (g[=a]p s[=e]d), n. 1. Any strange sight. Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who looks or stares gapingly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {To buy gapeseed}, or {To sow gapeseed}, to stare idly or in idle wonderment, instead of attending …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sow gapeseed — Gapeseed Gape seed (g[=a]p s[=e]d), n. 1. Any strange sight. Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who looks or stares gapingly. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {To buy gapeseed}, or {To sow gapeseed}, to stare idly or in idle wonderment, instead of attending …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gape — I. intransitive verb (gaped; gaping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse gapa; perhaps akin to Latin hiare to gape, yawn more at yawn Date: 13th century 1. a. to open the mouth wide b. to open or part widely < holes gaped in the pavement > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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