When I told her I was a writer, she frowned and said a new nose could help me find a better job.
As the cast fielded questions from the audience, Stewart held her head in her hands and frowned.
If you try it, it usually gets penciled or frowned out of existence by one editor or another as a cheap shot.
This is in marked contrast to the fatalism you see in places like Russia and China, where partisanship is frowned upon.
She had not changed, and the clear flush of health dyed her neck and cheeks as I frowned.
The project was frowned on in this country and viewed with doubt in other parts of the world.
He examined the dial readings, frowned incredulously, then turned.
He laid his hand over hers, she didn't withdraw it, but she frowned just a little.
Drawford looked at it, frowned, and looked up at Turnbull questioningly.
Mr. Sylvester frowned, raised his hand with a repelling gesture, and hastily opened his lips.
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.).