Definition of glowering in US English:



  • See glower

    • ‘By criticizing those who failed to treat the world as a holy place, however, Muir did not become a glowering pessimist about his fellow humans.’
    • ‘I dropped Christine's hand at his glowering look.’
    • ‘He settled himself before Daniel, a formidable, glowering figure.’
    • ‘The world will see a nice trial, with a 22-year-old glowering man sentenced to life.’
    • ‘The high guard towers will lay empty, their glowering profile softened by unruly nests of squawking birds.’