Simple Definition of glower
: to look at someone or something in an angry way
Full Definition of glower
: to look or stare with sullen annoyance or anger
Examples of glower
The librarian glowered at us when she heard us laughing.
<baseball fans glowering at their TVs as they watched their favorite team lose>
Origin of glower
Middle English (Scots) glowren; akin to Middle Low German glūren to be overcast, Middle Dutch gloeren to leer
First Known Use: 15th century
Definition of glower
: a sullen brooding look of annoyance or anger
First Known Use of glower
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