frownverb [ I ]uk /fraʊn/ us /fraʊn/
- Don't frown so - it spoils your pretty face.
- Frowning, she started to search in her bag for the lost ticket.
- People who frown a lot or have very expressive faces usually develop deep lines as they get older.
- What are you frowning about now? What have I done?
- The teacher frowned and drew her red pen firmly across the page.
noun [ C ] uk us
- He cocked his head on one side with a slight frown.
- The boy gave a frown and scratched his head thoughtfully.
- The frown on his face showed that he was struggling with a difficult problem.
- His brows were drawn together in a deep frown.
- Seeing the headmistress's frown, the girl quickly sat down again.
"Leave me alone!" she said with a frown.