Definitions

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  • noun informal A particularly boring event.

Etymologies

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yawn +‎ -fest

Examples

  • Many of us at Geek6 have watched the show since its inception, but have been disappointed in all of the nuance of the once-creative show pretty much devolving into a “good versus evil magic” yawnfest.

    The state of geek television, 2010 omnibus edition

  • Hopefully, those who endured the Carrie Nation-style yawnfest at least got woozy on the greatness of Rachel and Calvin.

    All Hail the Gentleman Jockey

  • If you saw the yawnfest known as Macworld '09, you'll know WHY Steve Jobs was a no-show and why this will be Apple's last appearance there.

    Wired Top Stories

  • But the fact that this guy directed the yawnfest Pathfinder and the "War" video for Bone Thugs N Harmony keeps me from getting excited and staying a skeptic.

    Casting Breakdown: Marcus Nispel’s Conan | /Film

  • ` ` I thought we couldn't score 87 points with the swing, '' Jeter said, taking a good-natured swipe at critics who thought his halfcourt offense would turn last year's NCAA regional semifinalists into a walking yawnfest.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • How long before no one drives his own vehicle, instead punching in a destination on a computer and sitting back for a sanitized yawnfest of a commute, and the concept of recreational travel or just driving for the joy of it ceases to exist?

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • So Marconi Union, a group known for their chill, ambient sound, worked with sound therapists and scientists to create an eight minute yawnfest known as Weightless.

    Gizmodo

  • You are never going to look perfect all the time, & the pursuit of perfection is such a yawnfest & time-sucker.

    galadarling.com

  • What turned out to be the longest game in Dodgers history since 2007-an 11-inning, nearly five-hour yawnfest against the Diamondbacks-saw your very own

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • Its likely we will be able to put our party back in come november but they should remember just why we had a collective yawnfest in 08.

    RedState

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