glowering glowering  /ɡ ˈlaʊ ə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing a brooding ill humor

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For one thing, Kurt Nielsen wore his best court manners; there was no clowning or glowering.
  2. On the basic power sweep to the right, glowering End Marlin McKeever cuts down the tackle, and glowering Guard Mike pulls out to lead the interference.
  3. And in store windows all over town, they mount pictures of their hero, the glowering, inescapable Maestro George Szell.

News

  • Presenting the Miami Heat #TuffFaces Game 7 T-shirt

    "A Miami Heat Gem!" raves the Miami Herald . "A glowering version of A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders album cover , but with Juwan Howard in the Kool Moe Dee role!" raves ... well, anyway, that's what I think it looks like.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. The New Yorker's Ken Auletta described their altercation this way: "To the petite Snider, [Weinstein] was a fearsome sight--his eyes dark and glowering, his fleshy face unshaved, his belly jutting forward half a foot or so ahead of his body. He...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Ken Auletta Source: Forbes

  2. Film critic Alonso Duralde said, "There's a gaping hole at the centre of Valkyrie, and his name is Tom Cruise. He's the only actor in the film not doing either a British or a German accent and he spends every moment on screen glowering and purring...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Alonso Duralde Source: Hindu

  3. "Our wives had dragged us to some ghastly chick flick," Newland remembers. "Over dinner afterwards, I spotted Matt doodling under his napkin. After the meal, he slid me a cartoon of two mutinous-looking husbands sitting in a cinema, glowering...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Martin Newland Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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