glowering


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glow·er

 (glou′ər)
intr.v. glow·ered, glow·er·ing, glow·ers
To look or stare angrily or sullenly: glowered at the rude patron. See Synonyms at frown.
n.
An angry or sullen look or stare.

[Middle English gloren, probably of Scandinavian origin; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glow′er·ing·ly adv.

glowering

(ˈɡlaʊərɪŋ)
adj
staring angrily; moody
ˈgloweringly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glowering - showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Translations
مُهَدِّدا، غاضِبا
zamračenýzlostný
reiîilegur

glowering

[ˈglaʊərɪŋ] ADJ [person] → ceñudo; [sky] → encapotado

glowering

adjfinster

glowering

[ˈglaʊərɪŋ] adjastioso/a, torvo/a

glower

(ˈglauə) verb
to stare angrily. He glowered at me.
ˈglowering adjective
angry; threatening. a glowering look.
ˈgloweringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
With glowering eyes Gogoomy looked on while Sheldon took from the tin a hundred rounds each for the two Winchesters and fully as many rounds more of nondescript cartridges of all sorts and makes and calibres.
He was crouching on the edge of the timber jam and glowering his hatred at us.
Teh hell wid him and you," she said, glowering at her daughter in the gloom.
Meanwhile the Steward had gathered his wits about him and risen to his feet, so that when the Cook came to the Steward's pantry he saw him glowering through the broken door at Little John, who was making ready for a good repast, as one dog glowers at another that has a bone.
He was full native, a strapping, handsome man, with a glowering way of showing his dislikes.
A moment later he emerged, a heavy-set young fellow of eighteen or nineteen, with a glowering, villainous countenance, trailing at his heels.
He turned his hat round and round in his hand, his uncle glowering blacker and blacker upon him as the heavy seconds drifted by; then at last he began to stammer, and said piteously:
In silence we hastened to the jeddak's palace, where we were immediately admitted to his presence; in fact, he could scarcely wait to see me and was standing erect upon his platform glowering at the entrance as I came in.
We four and the hundred loyal ones followed behind him, nor was a hand raised to stay us, though glowering eyes followed our triumphal march through the temple.
But when she put the suggestion to Usanga the black immediately suspected some plan to thwart him--possibly to carry him against his will back to the German masters he had traitorously deserted, and glowering at her savagely, he obstinately refused to entertain the suggestion.
He might be glowering at the two of us out of yon whin-bush, and I wouldnae wonder
So they stood, each with a foot placed at an angle as a brace, and both shoving with might and main, and glowering at each other with hate.