lowering

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adjective low·er·ing \ ˈlau̇-(ə-)riŋ , ˈlō- \

Definition of lowering

:dark and threatening :gloomy
  • rain pouring down from a lowering sky

Examples of lowering in a Sentence

  1. the lowering sky made us think twice about going to the park

  2. we chose our next words carefully, mindful of the lowering expression on his face

First Known Use of lowering

15th century



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