un glowering

glower

[glou-er]
verb (used without object)
1.
to look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.
noun
2.
a look of sullen dislike, discontent, or anger.

Origin:
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.
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glower (ˈɡlaʊə)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to stare hard and angrily
 
n
2.  a sullen or angry stare
 
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Middle Low German glūren to watch]
 
'gloweringly
 
adv

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glower
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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