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frown

 

A frown forms when the corners of your mouth go downward. It looks like this:

frown frown

A frown is the opposite of a smile, which looks like this:

smile smile

You can use the word "frown" as a verb or as a noun.

  • The little boy is frowning because he's unhappy. (This sentence uses "frown" in the present continuous tense.)
  • Why are you frowning? (This question is also in the present continuous tense.)
  • City officials frowned upon our decision to build a chicken coop in our backyard. (This sentence uses the past tense.)
  • There were a lot of frowns in the classroom when the students found out the teacher was sick and couldn't come to class. (This sentence uses "frown" as a noun in the plural form.)
  • Why do you have a frown on your face? (This question also uses "frown" as a noun.)
  • She's wearing a frown.
  • Turn that frown upside down!

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Published November 23, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

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