Definitions for brow

brow brow

Spelling: [brou]
IPA: /braʊ/

Brow is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 9 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 10 points.

You can make 22 anagrams from letters in brow (borw).

Definitions for brow


  1. Anatomy. the ridge over the eye.
  2. the hair growing on that ridge; eyebrow.
  3. the forehead:
  4. a person's countenance or mien.
  5. the edge of a steep place:
  6. gangplank.

Origin of brow

before 1000; Middle English browe, Old English brū; akin to Old Norse brūn, Sanskrit bhrūs

Examples for brow

He stared in astonishment at Mortimer and Allis, his brow wrinkled in anger.

Pericles seated himself near them, with deep sadness on his brow.

He wipes beads of sweat from his brow, and extends his hand out towards the crowd.

His face was livid, and great beads of perspiration stood on his brow.

But his head was whirling round, the blood was gushing from his brow, his temple, his mouth.

She crinkles her brow and then, on cue, she emits a keening howl.

Her brow cleared at this, and she laughed with satisfaction.

I asked why, and he paused for a moment, furrowing his brow and exhaling deeply.

He dances clingingly, caressingly, with his brow against mine, cheeks touching.

Her pallid young face, brow sweating with fear and pain, yet resolute and stiff with sorrow, makes you want to cry.

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