lour, loury

less common spellings of lower, lowery

intransitive verb

1
: to look sullen : frown
2
: to be or become dark, gloomy, and threatening
an overcast sky lowered over the village

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“Lour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lour. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

lour, louring

variant of lower entry 1, lower entry 2, lowering

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