from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective with eyes or mouth open in surprise


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