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See definition of scowling on Dictionary.com
  • as indark
  • as indire
  • as ingrim
  • as inminatory
  • as inthreatening
  • as inugly

synonyms for scowling

  • ominous
  • forbidding
  • sulky
  • dour
  • frowning
  • glowering
  • glum
  • sullen
  • threatening
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antonyms for scowling

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  • apparent
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • cheerful
  • distinct
  • encouraging
  • evident
  • good
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • illuminated
  • light
  • lucid
  • luminous
  • manifest
  • moral
  • plain
  • pleased
  • radiant
  • shining
  • visible
  • vivid
  • beautiful
  • blessed
  • bright
  • cheerful
  • cheering
  • comforting
  • encouraging
  • fortunate
  • good
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • light
  • lucky
  • pleasant
  • pleasing
  • sunny
  • wonderful
  • nice
  • trivial
  • unimportant
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    How to use scowling in a sentence

    William Weedham brought scowling eyes to focus upon Kip Burland.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    At sight of Marius, who stood arrested, scowling villainously upon the pair, the fire died suddenly from his glance.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Presently he drove away, leaving Mr. Bowman on the veranda of the hotel, scowling and uttering words of strength and meaning.
    SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
    He looked up into Blake's flushed and scowling face with the sweetest and most innocent of smiles.
    MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
    He pulled his heavy sweater down off a nail and put it on, scowling because the sleeves had to be pulled in place on his arms.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    Until the door slammed shut Lovin Child looked after him, scowling, his eyes a blaze of resentment.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    In a moment, the lawyer half opened the door, and seeing OLeary there, stood scowling at him.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    Letting the rifle drop and swing from the pommel, he met the charge of two grinning and scowling lancers.
    OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
    Lulu made no movement to obey, but stood before him in sullen silence and with downcast, scowling countenance.
    ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
    They sat either scowling or grinning sheepishly while the new witnesses were being awaited.
    UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
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    WORDS RELATED TO SCOWLING

    • dour
    • forbidding
    • frowning
    • glowering
    • glum
    • ominous
    • scowling
    • sulky
    • sullen
    • threatening
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.