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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the mouth open.
  • adj. Gaping in astonishment or wonder.
  • adj. Loudly insistent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Talkative, speaking freely.
  • adj. With the mouth open.
  • adj. Gaping in surprise, wonder or astonishment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the mouth open; gaping; hence, greedy; clamorous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the mouth open.
  • Clamorous; vociferous.
  • Greedy; ravenous; clamoring at the sight of game or prey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. with eyes or mouth open in surprise

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