Definition of beetle-browed in English:



  • See beetle

    • ‘We were an ambulatory species, and had been so ever since our beetle-browed ancestors first strode off to hunt and gather.’
    • ‘It's as insular as the most beetle-browed peasant in a village on a Russian steppe in the 12 th century.’
    • ‘At such moments, you wonder how she ended up playing such a beetle-browed old cynic as Mel.’
    • ‘These versions of Mr Hyde invariably agree on what he looks like: simian, excessively hairy, thick-lipped, beetle-browed, swarthy, middle-aged, and physically massive.’
    • ‘She was darkly, even beautifully, beetle-browed, a feature that lent determination to her young face from the first hello.’