Definition of unsmiling adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʌnˈsmaɪlɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈsmaɪlɪŋ//
(formal) Describing unpleasant traits
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not smiling; looking unfriendly His eyes were hard and unsmiling. He was a tall man with a thin, unsmiling face. The man stood aside, unsmiling, for them to enter. See related entries: Describing unpleasant traits
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: unsmiling