worry line


Definition of worry line 

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

Examples of worry line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

There was my dad’s straight nose and similar lips, my mother’s forehead worry lines. Marlene Adelstein, Longreads, "When a Mother and Daughter Reverse Roles," 3 Nov. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'worry line.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of worry line

1972, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about worry line

Share worry line

Statistics for worry line

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for worry line

The first known use of worry line was in 1972

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on worry line

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with worry line

Comments on worry line

What made you want to look up worry line? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.


Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!