Definition of eyebrow
: the ridge over the eye or the hair growing usually in a line or arch on the skin over it
Recent Examples of eyebrow from the Web
But even at the time, Rohrabacher’s 2016 Moscow trip raised eyebrows among U.S. officials, particularly at the State Department.
A Republican stalwart with a low-key style and reputation for caution, his decision to publicly torpedo the latest Senate GOP plan to overhaul health care raised eyebrows.
Fifty Shades of Grey’ movie is bound to raise eyebrows.
The Dutch Organization for Scientific Research this week announced the scheme’s first nine grantees; all of them plan to replicate a study that had a major impact in their field but also raised questions—or eyebrows—for some reason.
The magnitude of the 3-mile construction zone on Colleyville Boulevard has raised eyebrows.
The movie is remarkably restrained and subtle, as understated as one of Kidman’s raised eyebrows—at least, until someone pulls out a hacksaw.
Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced changes in its top management that raised eyebrows because of both their timing and their character.
The announcement is certain to raise eyebrows even as Ford has insisted it can't profitably build passenger cars in the U.S. because of per-unit high production costs.
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First Known Use of eyebrow
EYEBROW Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eyebrow for English Language Learners
: the line of hair that grows over your eye
EYEBROW Defined for Kids
Definition of eyebrow for Students
: the arch or ridge over the eye : the hair on the ridge over the eye
Medical Definition of eyebrow
: the ridge over the eye or hair growing on it—called also brow
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