Synonyms of frown in English:



  • the old lady frowned at him
    scowl, glower, glare, lour, look sullen, make a face, look daggers; give someone black looks; knit/furrow one's brows
    informal give someone dirty looks
    the old lady frowned at him
    [Antonyms] smile


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  • I put the phone down with a frown
    scowl, glower, glare, black look, dirty look; knitted brows, furrowed brows
    I put the phone down with a frown
    [Antonyms] smile


frown on

drink-driving was frowned on by the interviewees
[Antonyms] smile on approve of
disapprove ofview with dislike/disfavourshow/indicate disapproval ofdislikediscouragelook askance atnot take kindly tonot think much oftake a dim view offind unacceptablebe againsttake exception toobject tothink wrongdiscountenancehave a low opinion of

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