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Synonyms for frown

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frown, scowl(verb)

    a facial expression of dislike or displeasure


  2. frown, glower, lour, lower(verb)

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

    glare, let down, bring down, lour, glower, depress, lower, turn down, get down, take down

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frown(v. n.)

    scowl, look stern

  2. frown(n.)

    scowl, stern look

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frown(n)

    scowl, lower, glower

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How to use frown in a sentence?

  1. Jim Beggs:

    Before you put on a frown, make absolutely sure there are no smiles available.

  2. Charles Kingsley:

    The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again.

  3. Charles Hendrickson Brower:

    A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.

  4. RVM:

    Everyday there will be an opportunity to Frown or to Smile, to Drown or to Dance, to be Sad or to be Glad. It's a Choice!

  5. Jim Kelly:

    I have no room to complain, if tomorrow the good Lord decides that's my last day, then I'm not going to go down with a frown. I'm going down with a smile on my face, knowing that I've gotten everything out of life.

Translations for frown

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  • fronsAfrikaans
  • عبسArabic
  • хму́рыцца, нахму́рыццаBelarusian
  • смръщване, мръщя се, чумеря сеBulgarian
  • mračit seCzech
  • finsterer Blick, Stirnrunzeln, runzeln, die Stirn runzelnGerman
  • συνοφρύωσηGreek
  • malridetoEsperanto
  • fruncir el ceño, ceñoSpanish
  • kulmu kortsutama, kulme kortsutamaEstonian
  • اخمPersian
  • [[kulmien]] [[kurtistus]], [[otsan]] [[rypistys]], [[rypistää]] [[otsa, [[kurtistaa]] [[kulmatFinnish
  • froncement, froncer les sourcilsFrench
  • púicIrish
  • [[հոնքերը]] [[կիտել]], խոժոռվածություն, խոժոռվելArmenian
  • gretta, hnykla brýnnar, hleypa brúnum, ygglibrún, vanþóknunarsvipur, yggla sigIcelandic
  • accigliato, corruccio, corrucciamento, accigliarsi, corrucciarsi, immusonire, risentirsi, accigliamento, imbronciare, imbronciarsiItalian
  • זועףHebrew
  • 顔を顰めるJapanese
  • მოღუშული გარეგნობა, წარბის შეკვრაGeorgian
  • fronsenDutch
  • zmarszczenie brwi, marszczyć brwiPolish
  • franzimento, franzir o cenho, fazer cara feiaPortuguese
  • încrunta, încruntareRomanian
  • [[хмурить]] [[бровь, насупленные брови, [[нахмурить]] [[бровь, хмуриться, нахмуриться, хмурый взгляд, нахмуренные бровиRussian
  • мр̀ште̄ње, мр̀гође̄ње, mr̀štēnje, mr̀gođēnjeSerbo-Croatian
  • mračiť saSlovak
  • sosobanaSouthern Sotho
  • [[rynka]] [[pannaSwedish
  • కోపదృష్టిTelugu

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