noun, plural moues [moo] /mu/.
Origin of moue
Examples from the Web for moue
She made a moue that I ought to have found fascinating, nodding emphatically.The Jervaise Comedy|J. D. Beresford
Mademoiselle shook back her rippling satin hair, and made a little French moue mutine.Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir|May Agnes Fleming
And finally than by co- mon places to moue the iudge to mercy & pitie vpon hym.The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke|Leonard Cox
Under the cottonwoods she pulled up her skirt a trifle and made a moue of disgust at the soiled slipper.Oh, You Tex!|William Macleod Raine
She gave a charming little shrug, accompanied with what Roger, from his novel-reading, conceived to be a moue.Helena's Path|Anthony Hope
British Dictionary definitions for moue
Word Origin and History for moue
"pout," 1850, from French moue "mouth, lip, pout," from Old French moe, perhaps from Middle Dutch mouwe, with the same senses, but this could as easily be from French. As a verb from 1909.