frown frown  /f ˈraʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
  2. (v) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

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Usage(s):

  1. New research suggests that Botox could help ease depression simply by making it difficult to frown.
  2. Depending on which wrinkles you go after, you might not be able to frown or raise your eyebrows or squint.
  3. Some colleagues frown on his unacademic pursuits; but they concede that Pritchard, author of the Encyclopedia of Turtles, is perhaps the world's foremost expert.

News

  1. Volunteers needed to help 'turn a frown around'

    For older people, nursing homes can be a very lonely place.  A local volunteer group is changing that -- one patient at a time -- but it needs volunteers. His feet may tremble, but Ed Johns walks with a purpose. "I do this for God," he said. Johns visits literally hundreds of nursing home patients in Phillipsburg, N.J.  It's part of an all-volunteer group he founded, called "Turn a Frown Around ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. Editorial: Medicaid do-over

    The Florida Legislature might take a mulligan on Medicaid expansion. Golf purists frown on the practice of replaying a stroke following an errant shot, but Floridians should welcome the potential for a political do-over on Medicaid.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Ocala Star-Banner

  3. Volunteers needed to help 'turn a frown upside down'

    For older people, nursing homes can be a very lonely life.  A local volunteer group is changing that -- one patient at a time -- but it needs volunteers. His feet may tremble, but Ed Johns walks with a purpose. "I do this for God," he said. Johns visits literally hundreds of nursing home patients in Phillipsburg, N.J.  It's part of an all-volunteer group he founded, called "Turn a Frown Upside ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

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Quotes

  1. "All of us have been really dying to get into the lower holds of the ship and dig out the lightsaber," Parazynski said. "But it really would be a lot of work, I think, and I think Pam would frown upon it."
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Scott Parazynski Source: Forbes

  2. "In this blog-yourself age, we are all subject to that kind of scrutiny," Ifill said. "If you're frowning to think and you're sitting at a computer keyboard to write a piece for the AP, nobody sees you frown to think. If you're frowning to...
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Gwen Ifill Source: FOXNews

  3. "Anything you needed, he probably was the person that you would call. He knew a lot of people out here, from getting your car painted to getting different things that you needed besides football," Faulk said. "You rarely saw him with a frown...
    on May 31, 2007 By: Kevin Faulk Source: USA Today

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