Definitions

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  • adj. Having a brow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having (such) a brow; -- used in composition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a brow or brows (of some specified kind): as, low-browed, dark-browed, etc.

Etymologies

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brow +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Others were black – browed ruffians; still others were fever – burnt and sallow; and about all of them was something bizarre and outlandish.

    BY THE TURTLES OF TASMAN

  • Life, in its freedom of come and go, by heaving sea and reeling deck, through the home of the trade-winds, back and forth between the ports, ceased there for him in Walter Merritt Emory's office, while the calm-browed Miss Judson looked on and marvelled that a man's flesh should roast and the man wince not from the roasting of it.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • There was a poet in the prison, a convict, a weak-chinned, broad - browed degenerate poet.

    Chapter 2

  • Many a sweet-bosomed girl and bright-browed boy, poring over high-school textbooks, little dreams that I made that higher education possible by my corn demonstration at

    Chapter 1

  • I doubt not Elijah himself was dubbed parvenu when he fluttered with his golden harp into that bright-browed throng, pride-swollen for that they had fought with Michael when Lucifer was hurled into hell.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • For the first time she was unafraid of this big-bodied, black-browed men with the hairy-matted hands and fingers.

    CHAPTER XII

  • And the other, calm-eyed, cool-browed, serene; strong in her own integrity, with faith in herself, thoroughly at ease; dispassionate, imperturbable; a figure chiselled from some cold marble quarry.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • And as Evelyn Van Wyck fled through the sombre forest aisles before the too arduous advances of her slant-browed, skin-clad wooer, the door of the cabin opened, without the courtesy of a knock, and a skin-clad woman, savage and primitive, came in.

    LI-WAN, THE FAIR

  • Please ... those ducats have already been re-allocated for his next five sex-tours of faraway places where the chickies don't know him and thus won't immediately puke upon his sweaty-browed introduction.

    Sacked!

  • Being high-browed in this context refers to being more fascinated with the sort of art that critics and scholars tend to favour, rather than the best-selling kind.

    I don't know if I should be insulted...or flattered!

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