Definition of beetling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːtlɪŋ/


(Of a rock or a person’s eyebrows) projecting or overhanging: piercing eyes glittered beneath a great beetling brow
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  • The house itself is built upon a lot of greensward which runs down amid some great, beetling rocks.
  • To their (very small, admittedly) credit, they told me what had happened when, with beetling eyebrows and pursed lips, I enquired.
  • No beetling precipice, of which she ever heard, had fallen and crushed so much as the sheep feeding in the valleys.

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