worry line

noun

: a crease or wrinkle on the forehead or between the eyebrows

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There was my dad’s straight nose and similar lips, my mother’s forehead worry lines. Marlene Adelstein, Longreads, 3 Nov. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of worry line was in 1972

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“Worry line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worry%20line. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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