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frown

frown

 
pronunciation:
fraUn
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: frowned, frowning, frowns
definition 1: to wrinkle the forehead to show anger, unhappiness, or confusion.
Why are you frowning?
similar words:
scowl
definition 2: to disapprove (usually followed by "on" or "upon").
She frowned upon his rude behavior.
similar words:
object
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a wrinkling of the face that shows anger, unhappiness, or confusion ; scowl.
I could tell by his frown that he didn't like the peas.
similar words:
scowl
derivations: frowning (adj.), frowningly (adv.), frowner (n.)
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