moue

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moue

 (mo͞o)
n.
A small grimace; a pout.

[French, from Old French moe, of Germanic origin.]

moue

(mu)
n
a disdainful or pouting look

moue

(mu)

n., pl. moues (mu)
a pouting grimace.
[< French; Old French moe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.moue - a disdainful grimacemoue - a disdainful grimace      
grimace, face - a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect"

moue

noun
A facial contortion indicating displeasure, disgust, or pain:
Informal: mug.
References in classic literature ?
She glanced aside to the rim of the looking-glass where his photograph was wedged, shuddered, and made a moue of distaste.
She shuddered, looked overside at the water, and made a moue.
She made an impatient moue, and he continued seriously.
Dorian Gray stepped up on the dais with the air of a young Greek martyr, and made a little moue of discontent to Lord Henry, to whom he had rather taken a fancy.
MABEL CHILTERN [With a little moue of disappointment.
Wahbi Khazri, under-used by Moues throughout the campaign, made it clear at its end that he wants to move on this summer.
Il est de tradition de ne pas montrer ses peines, ses larmes, etouffees dans un semblant de force qui fond plus tard dans l'ombre, a l'abri des regards, pour fuir les regards pleins de reproches mais aussi les moues reprobatrices des gardiennes du feu sacre.
beaucoup moins que]Decevantes et moues [beaucoup plus grand que], voila comment le Parti Al-Wafd a pour sa part qualifie les propositions de Dr Al-Baradei, et a juge qu'il marchait contre le courant.
Visages allonges et yeux brides a la Modigliani, plis, moues et penchements de cote, nez retrousses, chevelures collees et brillantes.
As the Cheetah pushes off from the ground, energy is released and moues Pistorius's body forward.