‘There’s a gaping hole in the fence.’;
present participle of stare
The act of one who gapes.
The act of one who stares.
Something gaping; something agape.
(used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder;
A threat or courtship behavior in animals involving holding the mouth open and displaying the teeth or other interior features.
without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers;
‘an arrant fool’; ‘a complete coward’; ‘a consummate fool’; ‘a double-dyed villain’; ‘gross negligence’; ‘a perfect idiot’; ‘pure folly’; ‘what a sodding mess’; ‘stark staring mad’; ‘a thoroughgoing villain’; ‘utter nonsense’;
with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe;
‘the gaping audience’; ‘we stood there agape with wonder’; ‘with mouth agape’;
with a stare;
‘`quoi?' asked Blanchard, staring’;
Staring is a prolonged gaze or fixed look. In staring, one object or person is the continual focus of visual interest, for an amount of time.