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British English: /fraʊn/
American English: /fraʊn/

Translation of frown in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    die Stirn runzeln
    frown at something/somebody
    etwas/jemanden stirnrunzelnd ansehen
  • 2 (express disapproval)
    die Stirn runzeln (at, [up]on über) + Akk.
    frown [up]on a suggestion
    über einen Vorschlag die Nase rümpfen
    gambling is very much frowned upon here
    das Glücksspiel ist hier streng verpönt
  • 3 (present gloomy aspect)frown [down]
    düster herabblicken (upon auf) + Akk.


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