Regard with disapproval or distaste, as in Pat frowns on bad language. this idiom transfers the disapproving facial expression to the thought it expresses. [Late 1500s]
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Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The tiny frown reappeared between her eyes, lingered a trifle longer than before, and vanished.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
His brows came together in a frown, from which the Seneschal argued that his suggestion was not well received.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Old David Arden stepped back a little, growing pale, with a sudden frown.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu