Definitions for scowlskaʊl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. frown, scowl(verb)

    a facial expression of dislike or displeasure

  2. scowl(verb)

    frown with displeasure

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. scowl(Noun)

    The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowning; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown.

  2. scowl(Noun)

    Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect.

  3. scowl(Verb)

    To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry.

  4. scowl(Verb)

    Hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower.

  5. scowl(Verb)

    To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown.

  6. scowl(Verb)

    To express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Scowl(verb)

    to wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry

  2. Scowl(verb)

    hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower

  3. Scowl(verb)

    to look at or repel with a scowl or a frown

  4. Scowl(verb)

    to express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance

  5. Scowl(noun)

    the wrinkling of the brows or face in frowing; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown

  6. Scowl(noun)

    hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect

  7. Origin: [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.]


Translations for scowl

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  • zakabonění se, kabonit se, zamračit seCzech
  • StrinrunzelnGerman
  • αγριοκοιτάζωGreek
  • ceño, fruncir el ceñoSpanish
  • mulkoilla, kurtistus, [[synkkä]] [[ilme]], synkistellä, julmistella, mulkoilu, kurtistaaFinnish
  • froncement, froncer les sourcils, froncerFrench
  • púicIrish
  • cipiglio, accigliarsiItalian
  • 顰める, にらむJapanese
  • încruntaRomanian
  • нахмуренность, хмуриться, нахмуритьсяRussian
  • bister uppsynSwedish

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