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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.

glower

(ˈɡlaʊə)
vb
(intr) to stare hard and angrily
n
a sullen or angry stare
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Middle Low German glūren to watch]

glow•er

(ˈglaʊ ər)
v.i.
1. to look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.
n.
2. a look of sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.
[1350–1400; Middle English (Scots) glowren to glower; akin to Middle Low German glūren to be overcast, Middle Dutch gloeren to leer]
glow′er•ing•ly, adv.

glower


Past participle: glowered
Gerund: glowering

Imperative
glower
glower
Present
I glower
you glower
he/she/it glowers
we glower
you glower
they glower
Preterite
I glowered
you glowered
he/she/it glowered
we glowered
you glowered
they glowered
Present Continuous
I am glowering
you are glowering
he/she/it is glowering
we are glowering
you are glowering
they are glowering
Present Perfect
I have glowered
you have glowered
he/she/it has glowered
we have glowered
you have glowered
they have glowered
Past Continuous
I was glowering
you were glowering
he/she/it was glowering
we were glowering
you were glowering
they were glowering
Past Perfect
I had glowered
you had glowered
he/she/it had glowered
we had glowered
you had glowered
they had glowered
Future
I will glower
you will glower
he/she/it will glower
we will glower
you will glower
they will glower
Future Perfect
I will have glowered
you will have glowered
he/she/it will have glowered
we will have glowered
you will have glowered
they will have glowered
Future Continuous
I will be glowering
you will be glowering
he/she/it will be glowering
we will be glowering
you will be glowering
they will be glowering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glowering
you have been glowering
he/she/it has been glowering
we have been glowering
you have been glowering
they have been glowering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glowering
you will have been glowering
he/she/it will have been glowering
we will have been glowering
you will have been glowering
they will have been glowering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glowering
you had been glowering
he/she/it had been glowering
we had been glowering
you had been glowering
they had been glowering
Conditional
I would glower
you would glower
he/she/it would glower
we would glower
you would glower
they would glower
Past Conditional
I would have glowered
you would have glowered
he/she/it would have glowered
we would have glowered
you would have glowered
they would have glowered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glower - an angry stareglower - an angry stare      
stare - a fixed look with eyes open wide
Verb1.glower - look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"
stare - fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly"
2.glower - look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
scowl - frown with displeasure
grimace, make a face, pull a face - contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"

glower

verb
1. scowl, glare, frown, look daggers, give a dirty look, lour or lower He glowered at me but said nothing.
noun
1. scowl, glare, frown, dirty look, black look, angry stare, lour or lower His frown deepened into a glower of resentment.

glower

verb
1. To stare fixedly and angrily:
2. To wrinkle one's brow, as in thought, puzzlement, or displeasure:
Idiom: look black.
noun
1. A fixed angry stare:
2. The act of wrinkling the brow, as in thought, puzzlement, or displeasure:
Translations
يَرْمُقُ، يُحَدِّقُ غاضِبا
mračit sezlostně hledět
skulestirre
haragosan néz
hvessa augun
piktai žiūrėti
nikni raudzīties

glower

[ˈglaʊəʳ] VImirar con el ceño fruncido (at sb a algn)

glower

[ˈglaʊər] vilancer des regards mauvais, lancer des regards noirs
to glower at sb → lancer à qn des regards mauvais, lancer à qn des regards noirs

glower

viein finsteres Gesicht machen; to glower at somebodyjdn finster ansehen
nfinsterer Blick; surly glowermürrischer Blick; there was a glower on his faceein finsterer Ausdruck lag auf seinem Gesicht

glower

[ˈglaʊəʳ] vi to glower (at sb)guardare (qn) in cagnesco

glower

(ˈglauə) verb
to stare angrily. He glowered at me.
ˈglowering adjective
angry; threatening. a glowering look.
ˈgloweringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
They glowered with bent brows, but danger- ously, upon some of the officers, more particu- larly upon the red-bearded one with the voice of triple brass.
He certainly glowered at me when I began hanging around the palace.
Brooke, at whom Jo glowered darkly, to Laurie's infinite amusement.
I raised to a sitting posture and glowered on that corpse till the light crept down the bare breastline by line--inch by inch--past the nipple--and then it disclosed a ghastly stab!
Quizzed after her speech in Cape Town in which she pledged more investment in the continent, Mrs May glowered when Channel 4's Michael Crick asked her: "Haven't you come very late to the party?
At the beginning of lunch he simply stood in the middle of the mobile classroom that was the dining hall and glowered, staring at one child in particular.
When Caroline elected to kick off one of Naomi's team thirs week, she glowered and declared 'you've got war honey'.