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frown /fraʊn/ vb
  1. (intransitive) to draw the brows together and wrinkle the forehead, esp in worry, anger, or concentration
  2. (intr; followed by on or upon) to have a dislike (of); look disapprovingly (upon)
  3. (transitive) to express (worry, etc) by frowning
n
  1. the act of frowning
  2. a show of dislike or displeasure
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French froigner, of Celtic origin; compare Welsh ffroen nostril, Middle Breton froan

ˈfrowner n ˈfrowningly adv



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