[louuh r-ing, lou-er-]
[louuh r, lou-er]
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Examples from the Web for louring
Thumb's eyes gladdened, but his face looked black and louring.The Three Mulla-mulgars
Walter De La Mare
Dark and louring was the frown which the angry chief cast upon his prisoner.The Prairie-Bird
Charles Augustus Murray
A cool breath drifted straight out of the sultry, louring clouds; a few drops pattered upon the leaves.The Later Life
It was now late in the evening; the sun had set, and dark, louring clouds were hanging over the horizon to the westward.
Some hailstones fell on board about this time, and the clouds looked exceedingly black and louring above us.
- a variant spelling of lower 2
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Word Origin and History for louring
"to frown," late 13c. variant of lower (v.2). Related: Loured; louring.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper