Definition of gape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡeɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡeɪp//
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  1. 1an act of staring at somebody/something with your mouth open because you are shocked or surprised She climbed into her sports car to the gapes of passers-by.
  2. 2a large wide open mouth or beak The perch has the large eye and wide gape of an active hunter.

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