Synonyms for scowl
Antonyms for scowl
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SCOWL
In the rear I saw him light his pipe and puff and scowl in a puzzled way.
His ruddy English face was knotted in a scowl and his blue eyes were dark.
Yet at the mention of her name a scowl darkened his ponderous countenance.
Deeper came the line between his brows at that, and blacker grew the scowl.
The scowl faded from his face to be replaced by an expression of dismay.
O'Malley was looking down at him, his homely face twisted into a scowl.
“All great men profess to scowl at flattery,” thought Straws.
The deputy looked at him with 131 a scowl in which there was a mixture of curiosity.
He must have some soft emotions, she thought, behind the scowl.
She was conscious of but one desire: that he would not scowl so.
mid-14c., from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian skule "look furtively, squint, look embarrassed," Danish skule "to scowl, cast down the eyes"). Probably related to Old English sceolh "wry, oblique," Old High German scelah "curved," German scheel "squint-eyed;" from PIE root *sqel- "crooked, curved, bent." Related: Scowled; scowling.