"He hovers over the proceedings like a scowling ghost," wrote Luke Harding, a correspondent for the Guardian.
It was like the whole world was scowling at her, not just Grandma.
And then, simply and without fuss, moved, along with his meaty, scowling entourage, to one of the Unquiet Cars.
Gil turned and saw Muhammad Ali stride out of the stage entrance, smiling and scowling at the same time.
A moment later I saw my scowling taxi driver darting toward the ticket booth with a companion, a portly man in a checked shirt.
I watched the scowling policeman approach our car while Uncle Peter got back in with the blonde Cora and drove away.
He had been scowling while she talked, staring into vacancy in meditation.
But when they weren't laughing they were scowling, over some new attack upon life—and when they did that they were laughable.
I saw Gorman scowling at him but Jack did not seem to mind that in the least.
He glanced up with a nervous start to see Julian of Ephesus, scowling, at hand.
mid-14c., from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian skule "look furtively, squint, look embarrassed," Danish skule "to scowl, cast down the eyes"). Probably related to Old English sceolh "wry, oblique," Old High German scelah "curved," German scheel "squint-eyed;" from PIE root *sqel- "crooked, curved, bent." Related: Scowled; scowling.
c.1500, from scowl (v.).