furrowed


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fur·row

 (fûr′ō, fŭr′ō)
n.
1. A long, narrow, shallow trench made in the ground by a plow.
2. A rut, groove, or narrow depression: snow drifting in furrows.
3. A deep wrinkle in the skin, as on the forehead.
v. fur·rowed, fur·row·ing, fur·rows
v.tr.
1. To make long, narrow, shallow trenches in; plow.
2. To form grooves or deep wrinkles in.
v.intr.
To become furrowed or wrinkled.

[Middle English forwe, from Old English furh.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.furrowed - having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"
unfurrowed - not marked with shallow depressions or furrows; "an unfurrowed field"; "unfurrowed cheeks"
Translations
مُقَطَّب الجَبين
vrásčitýzbrázděný
barázdás
hrukkaîur; plægîur
zvráskavený

furrowed

[ˈfʌrəʊd] ADJ with furrowed browcon ceño fruncido

furrowed

[ˈfʌrəʊd] adjcorrucciato/a

furrow

(ˈfarəu) , ((American) ˈfə:-) noun
1. a line cut into the earth by a plough. The farmer planted potatoes in the furrows.
2. a line in the skin of the face; a wrinkle. The furrows in her forehead made her look older.
verb
to make furrows in. Her face was furrowed with worry.
ˈfurrowed adjective
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In the first week of December, the mahangu plants in 73 year old Maria Stefanus' ripped and furrowed field in Ohaziwa village, Oshana region, were already 25 cm tall and growing fast.
55pm on Christmas Eve, dashing around John Lewis with a furrowed brow, desperately trying to find something, ANYTHING, to buy.