Definition of glower verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

glower

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glower
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊər//
 
he / she / it glowers
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊərz//
 
past simple glowered
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊərd//
 
past participle glowered
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊərd//
 
-ing form glowering
BrE BrE//ˈɡlaʊərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlaʊərɪŋ//
 
Anger, Facial expressions
 
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[intransitive] glower (at somebody/something) to look in an angry, aggressive way synonym glare She glowered across the table at me. Nicola stared at Tom, who glowered back. He stood behind her, eyes glowering. See related entries: Anger, Facial expressions Word Origin late 15th cent.: perhaps a Scots variant of synonymous dialect glore, or from obsolete glow ‘to stare’, both possibly of Scandinavian origin.

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