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verb [intransitive]     frown pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlefrowning
past tensefrowned
past participlefrowned
  1. to move your eyebrows down and closer together because you are annoyed, worried, or thinking hard

    Sarah frowned and shook her head.

    frown at:

    Stephen frowned at Lily over the top of the Sunday paper.

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