Part of speech: verb

To rebuke indignantly; commonly with down.

Part of speech: verb

To knit the brow, as in displeasure; scowl; threaten; lower.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun

A wrinkling of the brow, as in anger.

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Usage examples "frown":

  1. Lord Probus followed with a frown. - "The Squire's Daughter", Silas K(itto) Hocking.
  2. His hard and somewhat cruel mouth was tightly closed; there was a slight frown upon his forehead. - "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. Now when I looked the frown had left his brow. - "Darrel of the Blessed Isles", Irving Bacheller.