Eyebrow

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Definition

to raise one's eyebrows (at a comment): to show doubt or disapproval (at a comment)
idiom

the eyebrows: the line of short hairs above each eye
noun

Examples

  • "He complained of "intense pancake syndrome", "lazy eyebrows" and a "chocolate mistake"."
  • "Business insiders raised their eyebrows last week when it was reported that Wang Industries had acquired Dulce and Carpaccio, the Italian fashion house known for its ultra chic clothing and exquisite runway models."
  • "At the counter, the guy who works there, Dave (the one with the bushy eyebrows) told me that he's interested in French lessons too!"

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