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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 frown /ˈfraʊn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frown v. i. [imp. & p. p. Frowned p. pr. & vb. n. Frowning.]
 1. To contract the brow in displeasure, severity, or sternness; to scowl; to put on a stern, grim, or surly look.
    The frowning wrinkle of her brow.   --Shak.
 2. To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavor or threateningly; to lower; as, polite society frowns upon rudeness.
    The sky doth frown and lower upon our army.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frown, v. t. To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look; as, frown the impudent fellow into silence.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frown, n.
 1. A wrinkling of the face in displeasure, rebuke, etc.; a sour, severe, or stern look; a scowl.
    His front yet threatens, and his frowns command.   --Prior.
 Her very frowns are fairer far
 Than smiles of other maidens are.   --H. Coleridge.
 2. Any expression of displeasure; as, the frowns of Providence; the frowns of Fortune.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a facial expression of dislike or displeasure [syn: scowl]
      v : look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to
          signal disapproval [syn: glower, lour, lower]