: having brows of a specified nature
used in combination

Examples of browed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Barely disguised by a ghoulish, poorly synced filter — bald and bushy browed — Angela films herself delivering garishly ugly snippets of virulently offensive hate speech. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 7 Aug. 2023 More than any other, even Steve Rogers, was Fantastic Four member Ben Grimm, the Thing—a gruff, cigar-chomping, thick-browed brawler from the Lower East Side, named after Kirby and his father, Benjamin Jacob. Roy Schwartz, CNN, 31 Mar. 2023 Surely this heavy-browed Neanderthal would have fit right in. Carl Zimmer, Discover Magazine, 6 May 2010 The strong-browed, masculine design embodies McQueen’s quietly commanding attitude. Kareem Rashed, Robb Report, 12 Apr. 2021 The deep-browed acrobat and the ample jester resemble, respectively, colleagues André Salmon and Guillaume Apollinaire. E.a. Carmean Jr. and Ann Hoenigswald, WSJ, 1 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of browed was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Browed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/browed. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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