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yaw

noun

1 yaw

An erratic deflection from an intended course.

synonym: swerve.



verb

1 yaw

Be wide open.

synonyms: gape, yawn.

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... show more

Dutch: gapen

2 yaw

Deviate erratically from a set course.

3 yaw

Swerve off course momentarily.


Moby thesaurus: aberrancy, aberration, about ship, back and fill, bank, bear away, bear off, bear to starboard, beat, beat about, bend, bias, box off, branching off, break, bring about, bring round, cant, cant round, cast ... show more.

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