Search Result for "scowl": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a facial expression of dislike or displeasure;
[syn: frown, scowl]


VERB (1)

1. frown with displeasure;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scowl \Scowl\ (skoul), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scowled (skould); p. pr. & vb. n. Scowling.] [Akin to Dan. skule; cf. Icel. skolla to skulk, LG. schulen to hide one's self, D. schuilen, G. schielen to squint, Dan. skele, Sw. skela, AS. sceolh squinting. Cf. Skulk.] 1. To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry. [1913 Webster] She scowled and frowned with froward countenance. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower. "The scowling heavens." --Thomson. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scowl \Scowl\, v. t. 1. To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scowl \Scowl\, n. 1. The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowing; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown. [1913 Webster] With solemn phiz, and critic scowl. --Lloyd. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect. --Burns. [1913 Webster] A ruddy storm, whose scowl Made heaven's radiant face look foul. --Crashaw. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "scowl": angry look, black look, color, dirty look, flush, frown, glare, gloom, glower, gnarl, grimace, growl, knit the brow, long face, look black, look daggers, look sullen, lour, lower, make a lip, make a moue, mantle, moue, mow, nasty look, offense, pique, pout, pull a face, redden, reproving look, snap, snarl, spit, umbrage, wry face




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