frown (froun) KEY
frowned, frown·ing, frowns
Middle English frounen, from Old French froigner, to turn up one's nose, from frogne, grimace, of Celtic origin
frown, glower, lower1, scowl
These verbs mean to contract the brows in displeasure: frowns when he is annoyed; glowered upon being interrupted; lowering at the noisy child; scowled at my suggestion.