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Saturday, May 15, 1999

Definitions for glower

  1. To look or stare angrily or with a scowl.
  2. An angry or scowling look or stare.

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Citations for glower
At one point, the head of the institute started chatting with colleagues sitting at a table behind Yeltsin, prompting the Russian President to interrupt his reading and glower at them. Bruce W. Nelan, Time
A baby wearing a disposable nappy has been placed on a tree trunk in dark woodland: he seems to glower at us disapprovingly, like a troll, or a mini-Churchill. Margaret Walters, New Statesman
Origin of glower
1350-1400
Glower is from Middle English gloren, perhaps ultimately of Scandinavian origin.