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 Meanings and Examples of FROWN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
frown
 v.  look angry; wrinkle one's forehead; regard something with disapproval or distaste
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "Terrible place, isn't it," said Tom, exchanging a frown with Doctor Eckleburg.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
3  Now came the dead friends of his youth, and his white-bearded father, with a saint-like frown, and his mother turning her face away as she passed by.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
4  Never was there a blacker or a fiercer frown than Hester now encountered.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
5  In the brook, again, was the fantastic beauty of the image, with its reflected frown, its pointed finger, and imperious gesture, giving emphasis to the aspect of little Pearl.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
6  He bent down so low to frown at his boots, that he was able to rub the calves of his legs in the pause he made.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
7  Then she made a frown and a gesture to my mother, like one who was accustomed to be obeyed, to come and open the door.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
8  Miss Murdstone merely answers with a frown and a formal bend: Mr. Chillip, discomfited, goes into a corner, keeping me with him, and opens his mouth no more.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
9  'Angry,' I answered, with an involuntary imitation of his dark frown.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
10  That old, double look was on me for a moment; and then his eyes darkened with a frown, as it turned, in its aversion, elsewhere.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10. I BECOME NEGLECTED, AND AM PROVIDED FOR
11  She glanced round for an instant, looked inquiringly at him, and with a slight frown turned away again.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 28
12  The effect was also further heightened by the manner in which, at such moments, he assumed the most portentous frown.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
13  The countess tried to frown, but could not.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX
14  "She needs rest," said Prince Andrew with a frown.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVI
15  Only when a man was killed or wounded did he frown and turn away from the sight, shouting angrily at the men who, as is always the case, hesitated about lifting the injured or dead.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XX
Example Sentence:
1  Never frown,even when you are sad,because you never kown who is falling in love with your smile.
2  She saw his frown and hastened to explain.
3  She saw his quick frown and hastened to explain.
4  Never frown,because you never know who is falling in love with your smile.
5  A fiddly task like threading a needle often makes you frown.
6  We frown on the use of so much salt in the food.
7  A frown seemed out of place on his invariably jovial face.
8  The ugly frown liked to disfigure his normally pleasant face.
9  She frowned at me, clearly annoyed.
10  This practice is frowned upon as being wasteful.
11  Fortune smiles upon the brave and frowns upon the coward.
12  A friend that frowns is better than a smiling enemy.
13  The world is like a mirror: Frown at itand it frowns at you; smile, and it smiles too.
14  The manager sat frowning behind his desk throughout the whole interview.