scowl

verb

  • 1

    Furrow one's brows in an expression indicating disapproval, displeasure, or concentration.

noun

  • 2

    A facial expression or look characterized by a furrowing of one's brows.

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's slightly frowning face emoji Apple's slightly frowning face emoji Twemoji's slightly frowning face emoji Facebook's slightly frowning face emoji Messenger does not support slightly frowning face emoji Google's slightly frowning face emoji
Emoji One's man frowning emoji Apple's man frowning emoji Twemoji's man frowning emoji Facebook's man frowning emoji Messenger does not support man frowning emoji Google's man frowning emoji
Emoji One's woman frowning emoji Apple's woman frowning emoji Twemoji's woman frowning emoji Facebook's woman frowning emoji Messenger does not support woman frowning emoji Google's woman frowning emoji

Origin

Late Middle English (as a verb): probably of Scandinavian origin; compare with Danish skule ‘scowl’. The noun dates from the early 16th century.

Pronunciation

  • scowl /skaʊl/