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beetle-browed

[ beet-l-broud ]
/ ˈbit lˌbraʊd /
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adjective

having heavy projecting eyebrows.
scowling or sullen.

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Origin of beetle-browed

1325–75; Middle English bitel-browed, probably with bitel sharp(-edged), Old English *bitel (see beetle1); see brow, -ed3
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beetle-browed

adjective

having bushy or overhanging eyebrows
sullen in appearance; scowling
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