Definition To frown

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Definition

to frown: to bring one's eyebrows together to show that you are sad, annoyed or worried
verb
Susie frowned after hearing Philip's horrible jokes. She didn't look happy at all.

to frown upon: to disapprove of
verb
We here at Kalvin Krime frown upon that type of behavior. We completely disapprove of such ways of behaving.

a frown: a grimace, a face with eyebrows brought together, the opposite of a smile
noun
Turn that frown upside down, sad clown. Smile please and try not to look so sad.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Turn that frown upside-down, sad clown!
US: Susie frowned after hearing Philip's horrible jokes.

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