Scowl is defined as to wrinkle the eyebrows to show disapproval or anger.(verb)
An example of scowl is for a father to look at his daughter disapprovingly after she tells a blatant lie.
The definition of a scowl is a gloomy or intimidating look.(noun)
An example of scowl is what an angry clown may wear on his face in a haunted house.
See scowl in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME scoulen, prob. < Scand, as in Dan skule, in same sense, akin to MHG schulen, to be hidden, lurk < IE *(s)kulo-, concealment < base *(s)keu-, to cover
See scowl in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb scowled, scowl·ing, scowls verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English scoulen
Origin: , probably of Scandinavian origin.
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