A woman's brow.
- An example of a brow is the furry arch shape over an eye.
- An example of a brow is the dangerous edge of a steep cliff on which to stand.
The definition of brow means the eyebrow or forehead, or the top edge of a hill or cliff.
- the eyebrow
- the forehead
- Literary a facial expression: her troubled brow
- the projecting top edge of a steep hill or cliff
Origin of browMiddle English broue ; from Old English bru ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhru-, eyebrow from source Sanskrit bhr?-h, Old Norse br?n
- a. The superciliary ridge over the eyes.b. The eyebrow.c. The forehead.
- A facial expression; countenance: “Speak you this with a sad brow?” (Shakespeare).
- The projecting upper edge of a steep place: the brow of a hill.
Origin of browMiddle English, from Old English br&umacron;; see bhr&umacron;- in Indo-European roots.
- The ridge over the eyes; the eyebrow .
- The first tine of an antler's beam.
- The forehead .
- The projecting upper edge of a steep place such as a hill.
- the brow of a precipice
- (nautical) The gangway from ship to shore when a ship is lying alongside a quay.
- (nautical) The hinged part of a landing craft or ferry which is lowered to form a landing platform; a ramp.
- An eyebrow.
(third-person singular simple present brows, present participle browing, simple past and past participle browed)