Early the next morning, “frown,” Jai Johany Johnson, is living up to his nickname in the hotel restaurant.
“Lilly… Ledbetter…” we whisper to ourselves as we frown at men.
A smile, a contented smirk, even a frown—something—but there was nothing.
"It's pretty," said the woman, then caught the frown on the man's face.
"The arrows of your wit must not take me for their target," she said, and made a pretence to frown.
And Armstrong read, his forehead slowly grooving into something very like a frown.
Then realizing from her frown that she did not understand him, he returned to Bomongo.
Mrs. O'Toole stood in the doorway with a rough stick in her left hand and a frown on her brow.
The girl gave her father a frown of protest, but Mayo smiled at her.
He tapped upon his desk with the pencil he held, and a frown gathered between his eyes.
late 14c., from Old French frognier "to frown or scowl, snort, turn one's nose up," related to froigne "scowling look," probably from Gaulish *frogna "nostril" (cf. Welsh ffroen "nose"), with a sense of "snort," or perhaps "haughty grimace." Related: Frowned; frowning.
1580s, from frown (v.).