Definition of "glower" []

  • To look or stare angrily or sullenly. See Synonyms at frown. (verb-intransitive)
  • An angry or sullen look or stare. (noun)

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Use "glower" in a sentence
  • "The expression could best be described as a glower."
  • "Setting his hand to the hilt of his sword, he cast the boy the kind of glower intended to help him make the right decision in short order."
  • "She regarded the overdressed girl with aversion, answered her mincingly-spoken "How do you do, Marjory?" very curtly, and continued to "glower," as Mrs. Smylie described it, without saying another word."