Definition of death stare in English:

death stare

(also death glare)


  • A hostile or contemptuous look directed at a particular person.

    ‘Bruce gave her a death stare that was even detectable through his sunglasses’
    • ‘Judging by her still impressive death stare, only a true loser would dare say she's gone soft.’
    • ‘They showed Wilson just fuming at him with a death stare that would've killed 1000 men.’
    • ‘The two women exchanged death stares, time stood still, and when the dust settled, the Leafs were still down 3-1 in the series.’
    • ‘Sam turns up, and oblivious to Charlie's death stare, invites the couple out to dinner.’
    • ‘Love the death glare she gives the paparazzi!’
    • ‘Together we practiced our death glares on those in the line in front of us and cheered whenever someone gave up on waiting, bailing out of the line.’
    • ‘Des shoots Michael a death glare and starts calling Michael out on his behavior, telling him that she isn't comfortable that he is so aggressive.’
    • ‘He earned several of Hazel's atomic laser death stares for his trouble.’
    • ‘Isn't it cool when Kim and Phil flash those death glares at the innocent townspeople?’
    • ‘Cole laid off the hooch last night and has honed his death stare.’
    • ‘You want to make eye contact, but don't give the speaker a death stare.’
    angry stare, scowl, glower, frown, black look, menacing look, threatening look
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