frown on/upon

Definition of frown on/upon

  1. :  to disapprove of (something) The company frowns on dating among employees. Public expressions of affection are frowned upon in many cultures.

Word by Word Definitions

frownplay
  1. :  to contract the brow in displeasure or concentration

    :  to give evidence of displeasure or disapproval by or as if by facial expression

    :  to show displeasure with or disapproval of especially by facial expression

  1. :  an expression of displeasure

    :  a wrinkling of the brow in displeasure or concentration

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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