frown: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (froun), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to contract the brow, as in displeasure or deep thought; scowl.
  2. to look displeased; have an angry look.
  3. to view with disapproval; look disapprovingly (usually fol. by on or upon): to frown upon a scheme.
  1. to express by a frown: to frown one's displeasure.
  2. to force or shame with a disapproving frown: to frown someone into silence.
  1. a frowning look; scowl.
  2. any expression or show of disapproval: a tax bill that received Congressional frowns.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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