[ UK /skˈa‍ʊl/ ]
[ US /ˈskaʊɫ/ ]
  1. a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
  1. frown with displeasure
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How To Use scowl In A Sentence

  • He let his face resume a scowl.
  • He scowled at Zilla, whose withered lips were again writhing into speech, and compelled her to silence. The White Man's Way
  • Then another one suddenly moved toward me, scowling, and waved at me to stop.
  • Moroni queried, scowling with disappointment, feeling his excitement recede. FINAL RESORT
  • ‘No’ she said sharply ‘but there is no reason for me to talk to brainless dimwits like you, I am after all your prisoner’ she said, and she scowled.
  • A big stand of grain bins; they are scowling at the wind, each of them.
  • He lay there while Afanasy, gloomy and scowling, hovered about him, sighing heavily, and smelling like a pothouse. The Wife
  • The frown on the bachelor's face was deepening to a scowl.
  • The mention of his name caused the woman to scowl quite belligerently, and the dog gave another low growl. Not So Innocent
  • Richard Kay, like Nigel Dempster before him, is paid to write a diary about moneyed toffs like David and Sam so that humbler tube-travelling folk can goggle a bit and scowl at their youngers and betters. Tory press defenders of Middle England rail against the toffs
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