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  • verbscowl
  • verbdisapprove

synonyms for frown

  • glare
  • glower
  • grimace
  • pout
  • gloom
  • lower
  • sulk
  • cloud up
  • do a slow burn
  • give a dirty look
  • give the evil eye
  • knit brows
  • look black
  • look daggers
  • look stern
See also synonyms for: frowned / frowning

antonyms for frown

MOST RELEVANT
  • grin
  • smile
  • approve
  • condone
  • encourage
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How to use frown in a sentence

A deep frown will definitely take more muscles to pull off than a faint smile.
EVERYTHING YOU’VE EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MUSCLESCLAIRE MALDARELLI AND SARA CHODOSHOCTOBER 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It also depends on how you define a frown or a smile, he says.
EVERYTHING YOU’VE EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MUSCLESCLAIRE MALDARELLI AND SARA CHODOSHOCTOBER 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Surprisingly, that’s enough facial real estate to tell a sneer from a smile, or a laugh from a frown.
NEW DEVICE TELLS SMILES FROM FROWNS — EVEN THROUGH A MASKKATHRYN HULICKDECEMBER 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the 1980s, Jean and Alastair Carruthers, a Canadian ophthalmologist and dermatologist, accidentally discovered the toxin’s anti-aging properties when they noticed patients receiving injections for facial spasm were also losing their frown lines.
CAN YOU GET TOO MUCH BOTOX?BY MATTHEW J. LIN/THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
His brows came together in a frown, from which the Seneschal argued that his suggestion was not well received.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Old David Arden stepped back a little, growing pale, with a sudden frown.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A frown momentarily darkened the cloudless brow of Aristide Pujol.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
It is a sad mistake to frown upon such efforts as a waste of time.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FROWN

  • frown
  • glower
  • grimace
  • scowl
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