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frown (plural frowns)
- A facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and the forehead is wrinkled, usually indicating displeasure, sadness or worry, or less often confusion or concentration.
- (intransitive) To have a frown on one's face.
- She frowned when I told her the news.
- (intransitive) To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavour or threateningly.
- Noisy gossip in the library is frowned upon.
- The sky doth frown and lower upon our army.
- (transitive) To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look.
- Let us frown the impudent fellow into silence.
- (transitive) To communicate by frowning.
- Frank frowned his displeasure with my proposal.
to have a frown on one's face
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- Soft mutation of brown.
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