Leaning back in his chair, a striped woolen scarf thrown cavalierly around his neck, Carr frowned.
As the cast fielded questions from the audience, Stewart held her head in her hands and frowned.
On the national level, it is understandable that folks like Gabriel Gomez are frowned upon.
late 14c., from Old French frognier "to frown or scowl, snort, turn one's nose up," related to froigne "scowling look," probably from Gaulish *frogna "nostril" (cf. Welsh ffroen "nose"), with a sense of "snort," or perhaps "haughty grimace." Related: Frowned; frowning.
1580s, from frown (v.).