beetle-browed

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beetle-browed (comparative more beetle-browed, superlative most beetle-browed)

  1. Making an unfriendly or sullen face
    • 2001, “Middle Age: A Romance” by Joyce Carol Oates (Fourth Estate, paperback edition, 173)
      Calling this beetle-browed disdainful young person, hair hanging in her face, jaws chewing pecan pie with mechanical precision, honey!

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