Synonyms of frown in English:

frown


See definition of frown

verb

1‘the old lady frowned at him’

SYNONYMS

scowl, glower, glare, lour, look sullen, make a face, look daggers

give someone black looks

furrow one's brows, knit one's brows

informal give someone dirty looks, give someone a death stare

ANTONYMS

smile


noun

1‘I put the phone down with a frown’

SYNONYMS

scowl, glower, glare, black look, dirty look

knitted brows, furrowed brows

informal death stare

ANTONYMS

smile


Phrases

    frown on

      ‘drink-driving was frowned on by the interviewees’

      SYNONYMS

      disapprove of, view with disfavour, view with dislike, indicate disapproval of, show disapproval of, dislike, discourage, look askance at, not take kindly to, not think much of, take a dim view of, find unacceptable, be against, take exception to, object to, think wrong, discountenance, have a low opinion of

      ANTONYMS

      smile on, approve of

      Variant spelling frown