verb (used without object)
to look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.
a look of sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.

1350–1400; Middle English (Scots) glowren to glower; akin to Middle Low German glūren to be overcast, Middle Dutch gloeren to leer

gloweringly, adverb
unglowering, adjective
ungloweringly, adverb

1. See glare1. Unabridged
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glower (ˈɡlaʊə)
1.  (intr) to stare hard and angrily
2.  a sullen or angry stare
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Middle Low German glūren to watch]

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Word Origin & History

1500, "to stare with wide eyes," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norw. dial. glora "to glow"), from P.Gmc. base *glo-, root of O.E. glowan "to glow," which infl. the spelling. Meaning "to look angrily, scowl" is first recorded 1775.
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Example sentences
Glowering archenemies and their hunchbacked henchmen.
Glowering with a lupine ferocity, he is already involved in petty theft and talks continually about making a quick buck.
There was much silent glowering between the two principals and lusty
  vituperation between their lieutenants.
Another piece, depicting an owl, disturbed them by seeming to stare with one
  glowering eye.
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