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scowl

scowl


scowl  (skoul)
v. scowled, scowl·ing, scowls
v.intr.
To wrinkle or contract the brow as an expression of anger or disapproval. See Synonyms at frown.
v.tr.
To express with a frowning facial expression.
n.
A look of anger or frowning disapproval.

[Middle English scoulen, probably of Scandinavian origin.]

scowler n.
scowling·ly adv.


scowl  /skal/  n.v. [I] an angry frown, usu. forming wrinkles on the forehead: Her face went into a <n.> scowl when she saw the money was gone.||The child <v.> scowled when his father asked him to share the cookie. scowl

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