adverb see frown I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frowningly — Frown ing*ly, adv. In a frowning manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frowningly — adverb with a frown; while frowning (Freq. 1) he looked at her frowningly • Derived from adjective: ↑frowning …   Useful english dictionary

  • frowningly — See frowner. * * * …   Universalium

  • frowningly — adverb While or as if frowning …   Wiktionary

  • frowningly — adv. in a frowning manner, scowlingly, disapprovingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frowningly — frown·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • frown — I. verb Etymology: Middle English frounen, from Middle French frogner to snort, frown, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh ffroen nostril, Old Irish srón nose Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to contract the brow in displeasure or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gravity's Rainbow — Infobox Book name = Gravity s Rainbow image caption = First edition cover design author = Thomas Pynchon country = United States language = English cover artist = series = genre = Historical novel, Postmodern literature, Hysterical realism… …   Wikipedia

  • frown — frowner, n. frowningly, adv. /frown/, v.i. 1. to contract the brow, as in displeasure or deep thought; scowl. 2. to look displeased; have an angry look. 3. to view with disapproval; look disapprovingly (usually fol. by on or upon): to frown upon… …   Universalium

  • half-frowning — adj.; half frowningly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

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