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lour

[louuh r, lou-er] /laʊər, ˈlaʊ ər/
verb (used without object), noun
1.
lower2 .
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British Dictionary definitions for lour

lour

/laʊə/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of lower2
Derived Forms
louring, lowering, adjective
louringly, loweringly, adverb

lower2

/ˈlaʊə/
verb (intransitive)
1.
(esp of the sky, weather, etc) to be overcast, dark, and menacing
2.
to scowl or frown
noun
3.
a menacing scowl or appearance
Derived Forms
lowering, louring, adjective
loweringly, louringly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for lour
v.

"to frown," late 13c. variant of lower (v.2). Related: Loured; louring.

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