(noun, verb)


1. an erratic deflection from an intended course

Similar word(s): swerve

Definition categories: event, turn, turning

Sentences with yaw as a noun:

- the yaw of an aircraft


1. be wide open

Similar word(s): gape, yawn

Definition categories: stative, be

2. deviate erratically from a set course

- the yawing motion of the ship

Definition categories: motion, deviate, divert

3. swerve off course momentarily

- the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it

Definition categories: motion, curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veer