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1. frown

verb. ['ˈfraʊn'] look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval.

Synonyms

  • grimace
  • lower
  • lour
  • pull a face
  • glower
  • scowl

Etymology

  • frognier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Frown

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • down
  • around

How do you pronounce frown?

Pronounce frown as fraʊn.

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Sentences with frown


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take note: is the mouth in a frown or curved upwards at the edges?

2. Adjective
Once you turn your pup's frown upside down, you can trust that all is truly forgiven.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Judges frown upon those who do not respect the court by arriving on time and in proper dress.

Quotes about frown


1. Life is a mirror: if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

2. Can you be a girl for a few seconds?""I'm always a girl"I frown."You know what I mean. Like a silly, annoying girl"I twirl my hair around my finger. "Kay.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

3. Ah, well,ʺ said Abe, idly studying his fingertips. ʺI have it on good authority thereʹs going to be a new ‘gateʹ opening up soon over on the south side of the wall."The truth dawned on me. ʺOh lord. Youʹre the one whoʹs been doling out C4.ʺʺYou make it sound so easy,ʺ he said with a frown. ʺThat stuffʹs hard to get a hold of.
- Richelle Mead, Last Sacrifice

2. frown

noun. ['ˈfraʊn'] a facial expression of dislike or displeasure.

Synonyms

  • facial gesture
  • scowl

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • increase

Etymology

  • frognier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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