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GLOWER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glower mean? 

GLOWER (noun)
  The noun GLOWER has 1 sense:

1. an angry stare

  Familiarity information: GLOWER used as a noun is very rare.


GLOWER (verb)
  The verb GLOWER has 2 senses:

1. look at with a fixed gaze
2. look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

  Familiarity information: GLOWER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLOWER (noun)


Sense 1glower [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An angry stare

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

glower; glare

Hypernyms ("glower" is a kind of...):

stare (a fixed look with eyes open wide)


GLOWER (verb)


Sense 1glower [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look at with a fixed gaze

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

glare; glower

Context example:

The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her

Hypernyms (to "glower" is one way to...):

stare (fixate one's eyes)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

They glower up the hill


Sense 2glower [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

frown; glower; lour; lower

Hypernyms (to "glower" is one way to...):

grimace; make a face; pull a face (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "glower"):

scowl (frown with displeasure)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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