frowning frowning  /f ˈraʊ nɪŋ/


  • (adj) showing displeasure or anger


  1. When we got inside, she walked into the first classroom she could find and stood to the side, frowning like a specter.
  2. Billie starts to say something, but then looks away, frowning.
  3. When a frowning face pops up, she sounds sad.


  1. Chandler: A cry of despair from out of hell

    Hell or Hades are the same place, a very hot and uncomfortable place, a place of suffering, a place of burning spirits (the real you), a place of crying, a place of burning forever and ever, a place where the fire never cools off, a place for people who rejected Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, a place of sadness and no joy, a place of frowning and no smiling, a place where you will ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

  2. Google Patent Takes Facial Recognition a Frown Further

    Unlocking your Android phone might soon become a matter of frowning, yawning or smiling. A patent from Google , originally filed in June 2012, enhances facial recognition by capturing several images of the user's facial gestures, which should prevent some ways of cheating the "standard" facial recognition system The problem with facial recognition is it's possible to fool it by simply presenting ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Show them why Shore's so special

    Heavy traffic is a nuisance to Delmarva residents, but it's also a sign that our region is desirable to visitors. Let's extend a warm welcome instead of frowning or complaining. / file photo
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press


  1. "Nothing's working for us now," Huff said. "If there are baseball gods, they're certainly frowning on us."
    on Sep 1, 2007 By: Aubrey Huff Source: USA Today

  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. "Willie should be well aware of the end date for his contract and I would expect the Roosters would probably be frowning on any suggestion that he can get out early," Gallop said.
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: David Gallop Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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