What does lour mean?

Definitions for lour
laʊər, ˈlaʊ ərlour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lower, lourverb

    set lower

    "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"

  2. turn down, lower, lourverb

    make lower or quieter

    "turn down the volume of a radio"

  3. frown, glower, lour, lowerverb

    look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval


  1. lourverb

    (Etymology 2)


  1. lour

    Lour is typically used as a verb in British English, meaning to look angry or sullen, or to scowl. It can also refer to appearing dark and threatening, often used in context of clouds or the sky.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lournoun

    an Asiatic sardine (Clupea Neohowii), valued for its oil

  2. Etymology: [Native name.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lour

    lowr, v.i. Same as lower, to frown.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LOUR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lour is ranked #160975 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lour surname appeared 100 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lour.

    57% or 57 total occurrences were White.
    31% or 31 total occurrences were Asian.
    6% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lour in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    A fluster
    B monish
    C huff
    D suffuse

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