Definition of frowning in US English:

frowning

noun

  • The action of forming an expression of disapproval, displeasure, or concentration, typically by turning down the corners of the mouth.

    ‘unfortunately, frowning is contagious’

adjective

  • Forming an expression of disapproval, displeasure, or concentration, typically by turning down the corners of the mouth.

    ‘the young writer pitched his screenplay to a frowning producer’

Pronunciation

frowning

/ˈfrouniNG//ˈfraʊnɪŋ/