Translation of scowl in Spanish:


ceño fruncido, n.

Pronunciation /skaʊl/


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    ceño fruncido masculine
    there was a scowl on her face tenía el ceño fruncido
    • he gave us an unfriendly scowl nos puso cara de pocos amigos
    • When he saw that she was examining him, his neutral expression turned into a scowl.
    • Twelve guards entered the room, scowls and sneers on their faces.
    • Number one rule; never smile at your opponent; scowls and grimaces are the order of the day.
    • I ran into the kitchen, expecting to see my aunt there, an angry scowl placed upon her face.
    • There were many scowls and glares in his direction as he walked in the door.
    • Joshua came back out of the bathroom wearing a scowl, and glared at the other two.
    • She stood off to the side of the room, only barely managing to hide her scowl.
    • Catchy commercials and frequent scowls from others won't make me quit, like they didn't stop me from starting.
    • All I can say is that, during an hour in the company last week, I didn't observe any scowls or tension.
    • Again we sat at a couple's regular table and were glad we could exchange scowls with them.
    • With a jowly face set in a permanent scowl, he is perfectly suited to the grim realities of war, and he knows it.
    • So he furrows his brow, twists his mouth into a scowl and lets his eyes go dead.
    • Each hair perfectly in place, and a scowl on his moustached lips, it was clear this guy was no cartoon.
    • It is only a matter of minutes and the child is soon speeding away, his face screwed up in a scowl.
    • His face is riven with the faultlines of age, creating the illusion of a constant scowl.
    • He picked it up and thrust it with a scowl into the hands of the nearest steward.
    • Her arms were crossed in front of her, and a scowl darkened her face.
    • There was no remorse evident through his appearance; cold hard eyes and a seemingly perpetual scowl.
    • "Good," she said as her scowl melted into a smile.
    • He turned and suppressed a scowl when he spotted Jaden dancing with Leona.

intransitive verb

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    fruncir el ceño
    poner mala cara
    to scowl at sb mirar a algn con el ceño fruncido
    she sat scowling all through dinner toda la cena estuvo con ceño fruncido
    • She met Jack outside Lizzi's bedroom door and found his face to be angry, he was scowling at her.
    • Keo frowned and moved towards her, but she scowled and backed up, keeping out of his reach.
    • A typical boy, my little Maddy is now scowling at me every time I mention his resounding defeat.
    • Then another one suddenly moved toward me, scowling, and waved at me to stop.
    • Those who delighted in the first snows exchanged smiles, though many were scowling at the cold.
    • Even the taxi driver, who as far as I knew could not speak a word of English, seems to be scowling at me in his rear view mirror.
    • Too wired to speak, each scowled at her own reflection and prodded with combs.
    • Esteban scowled, said he'd already told her he wasn't hungry, and wandered off.
    • Holmes scowled and wished he worked in radio rather than the written word.
    • He remained mild compared to his aides, who scowled when questions turned personal.
    • He had the breakfast room to himself and was scowling into a newspaper.
    • She took note that a lot of the girls were scowling at her as she sat down.
    • Jacks growled a bit, scowling, but Sam laughed, and smiled at him, so it melted away.
    • He glanced at me for a second, before scowling and turning away.
    • The lanky Miller boy shuffled out of the office, scowling at nothing in particular.
    • She then glanced to the third occupant, a good-looking dark-haired man who was scowling darkly at the menu.
    • Alonzo was scowling when he opened the door, but grinned when he realized it was us.
    • I picked up the noisy clock, scowling at it with my half opened eyes, and shook my head.
    • What if I remembered her number wrong and I knock on the door of someone who just scowls at me?
    • Ammu first scowls at her daughter and then begins to laugh - Well, I'm the old woman of this family.