moue

(redirected from moues)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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.
"You know I've got to make way for that husky young brother of mine, and I ain't got long to live." 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.] I wish you were not going.
ipso tibi sit pretiosior auro;/Gausapa si sumpsit, gausapa sumpta proba./Astiterit tunicata, 'moues incendia' clama."--Mas tu, se alguma preocupacao tens de conservar a tua amada,/ faz com que pense estares espantado com a sua beleza:/ Se vestir purpura de Tiro, louva os mantos de purpura de Tiro; Se vestir tecidos de Cos, considera que os tecidos de Cos lhe ficam bem;/ enfeita-se de ouro?
Wahbi Khazri, under-used by Moues throughout the campaign, made it clear at its end that he wants to move on this summer.
Peng et al., "2,4 DNP improves motor function, preserves medium spiny neuronal identity, and reduces oxidative stress in a moues model of Huntington's disease," Experimental Neurology, vol.
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.
Moues CM et al.13 reviewed 400 peer reviewed studies related to topical negative pressure therapy and concluded that it helps in reducing wound size promote angiogenesis and increase blood flow to the wound site.