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

 scowl /ˈskaʊ(ə)l/
 愁容,暴風雨前的陰沈晦暗(vi.)皺眉頭,做出不高興的臉(vt.)怒視使…

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scowl v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scowled p. pr. & vb. n. Scowling.]
 1. To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry.
    She scowled and frowned with froward countenance.   --Spenser.
 2. Hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower. “The scowling heavens.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scowl, v. t.
 1. To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown.
 2. To express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scowl, n.
 1. The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowing; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown.
    With solemn phiz, and critic scowl.   --Lloyd.
 2. Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect.
 A ruddy storm, whose scowl
 Made heaven's radiant face look foul.   --Crashaw.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 scowl
      n : a facial expression of dislike or displeasure [syn: frown]
      v : frown with displeasure