Definitions for "Scowl"
To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a frowning look; to look sour, sullen, severe, or angry.
To look at or repel with a scowl or a frown.
The wrinkling of the brows or face in frowing; the expression of displeasure, sullenness, or discontent in the countenance; an angry frown.
Keywords:  gloom, hence, gloomy, threatening, dark
Hence, to look gloomy, dark, or threatening; to lower.
Hence, gloom; dark or threatening aspect.
To express by a scowl; as, to scowl defiance.
a totally unnecessary expression