Definitions for scowlskaʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scowlskaʊl(v.i.)

  1. to draw down or contract the brows in a sullen, displeased, or angry manner.

  2. to have a gloomy or threatening look.

  3. (v.t.)to affect or express with a scowl.

  4. (n.)a scowling expression, look, or aspect.

Origin of scowl:

1300–50; ME scoulen (v.); perh. < Scand

scowl′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frown, scowl(verb)

    a facial expression of dislike or displeasure

  2. scowl(verb)

    frown with displeasure

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. scowl(verb)ʊl

    to frown in an angry way

    The teacher scowled at us.

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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


Translations for scowl

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

scowl(noun)

angry expression on the face.

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