One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of the sky) dark and threatening.‘a day of louring cloud’
- ‘A breeze touched the white stone like a blind man finding his way and the lowering sky began to shift.’
- ‘The late watercolour of Stonehenge, with a louring sky relieved by a double rainbow, is one of his most dramatic illustrations of this idea.’
- ‘At William Henry Harrison's March inauguration in 1841, he stepped to the podium without hat or overcoat, under a louring sky, his trouserlegs flapping in the bitter wind, and delivered the longest address on record.’
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