Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb glower

2 senses of glower

Sense 1
glower, glare -- (look at with a fixed gaze; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her")
       => stare -- (fixate one's eyes; "The ancestor in the painting is staring down menacingly")

Sense 2
frown, glower, lour, lower -- (look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval)
       => grimace, make a face, pull a face -- (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do")

Antonyms of adj glowering

1 sense of glowering

Sense 1
dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen -- (showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd")

INDIRECT (VIA ill-natured) -> good-natured -- (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition; "too good-natured to resent a little criticism"; "the good-natured policeman on our block"; "the sounds of good-natured play")

Similarity of adj glowering

1 sense of glowering

Sense 1
dark, dour, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen -- (showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd")
       => ill-natured (vs. good-natured) -- (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)

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