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"frown" in British English

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frownverb [I]

uk   us   /fraʊn/
C2 to ​bringyour eyebrows together so that there are ​lines on ​yourface above ​youreyes to show that you are ​annoyed or ​worried: She frowned at me, ​clearlyannoyed. He frowned as he ​read the ​instructions, as if ​puzzled.

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noun [C] uk   us  

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C2 "Leave me ​alone!" she said with a frown.
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(Definition of frown from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frownverb [I]

 us   /frɑʊn/
to ​bringyoureyebrows together so that ​linesappear on ​yourface above ​youreyes, in an ​expression of ​anger, ​disapproval, or ​worry: For a ​moment he had frowned and ​lookedannoyed.
frown
noun [C]  us   /frɑʊn/
Pierre’s ​mouthtightened with a ​small frown.
(Definition of frown from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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