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  Dictionary Definition of gaped

gape
verb (i) ( gaped, gaping )
1. a. to stare with open mouth, as in wonder. b. to stare as with open mouth.
2. to open the mouth wide, either intentionally or involuntarily.
3. to open as a gap; split or become open wide.
-- noun
4. a breach or rent; wide opening.
5. the act of gaping.
6. Zoology the width of the open mouth.
[ME gapen, from Scandinavian; cf. Icel. and Swed. gapa open the mouth, c. G gaffen ]
-- gaper, noun -- gapingly, adverb