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- adj. making an unfriendly or sullen face
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Having prominent, overhanging brows; hence, lowering or sullen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having shaggy, bushy, prominent, or overhanging eyebrows; hence, often, sullen; scowling.
- Figuratively, having an overhanging or projecting top.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. sullen or unfriendly in appearance
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My horse, inaptly named Pegasus, brings me to the base of Ahu Tepeu, a magnificent beetle-browed statue crowned with a red stone headdress weighing eleven tons.
The apes are adorable, particularly beetle-browed Go-Go.
All that has done is provide us with a rich trove of oddball entertainment ranging from Sarah Palin's dithery dead-fish metaphors to the beetle-browed death threats of G. Gordon Liddy and the blatant racism of Pat Buchanan.
Slender and sinister: think of Tessio in The Godfather, beetle-browed and suspicious of everything that breathes.
With the help of a pinch of fossil bone dust, scientists have discovered that modern human beings interbred with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago, and that 1 to 4 percent of the genes carried by non-African people are traceable to the much-caricatured, beetle-browed cavemen.
Scientists, with the help of a pinch of fossil bone dust, have discovered that modern human beings interbred with Neanderthals tens of thousands of years ago, and that 1 to 4 percent of the genes carried by non-African people are traceable to the much-caricatured, beetle-browed cavemen.
He's very funny in mildly funny surroundings that are peopled — creatured — by such bizarre creations as the doughnut-necked, beetle-browed and shaved-headed Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
His impending departure from this world liberates him from the grim concerns of day-to-day life, especially after beetle-browed Manic Pixie Gazillionaire industrialist Samuel Harvey Graynamore Lloyd Bridges offers to let him “live like a king and die like a man” by sailing to the tropical island of Waponi Wu to appease its inhabitants by ritualistically sacrificing himself, jumping into a volcano so Graynamore can seize their natural resources as a reward.
Making its way across the Atlantic, Muscular Christianity found adherents among the likes of gospeler Billy Sunday, an ex–baseball player who sounded like a pro wrestler when he denounced sinners as “beetle-browed, hog-jowled, peanut-brained, weasel-eyed four flushers.”
This is really cool; I'm proud to think that I had as a many-times-great grandparent a muscular, beetle-browed big game hunter who trod Ice Age Europe, bringing down mighty mammoths with his spears.