Definition of glowering :
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"
disconsolate, sinister, dismal, black, threatening, ill-natured, benighted, persistent, lowering, turned, hazardous, saturnine, dingy, off-key, false, darkly, bleak, disastrous, rancid, injurious, harmful, dangerous, forbidding, beatific, off, absent, brooding, sorry, unyielding, temperamental, heavy, coloured, drear, bug-eyed, curious, unsafe, damaging, ruinous, dogged, dark-skinned, dreary, drab, blue, risky, perilous, tenacious, pertinacious, non-white, obscure, appealing
frowning (part of speech: verb)
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
gloomy, contrary, dour, glum, fretful, sullen, scowling, cantankerous, unfriendly, sulky, frowning, ungenial, surly, obstinate, irascible, crabby, moody, uncooperative, unsociable, beetle-browed, cynical, long-faced, grim, noncooperative, moping, grouchy, hostile, cross, mean, dejected, dark, malevolent, sour, petulant, melancholy, broody, grumpy, morose, dissociable
- After the preliminary glowering at each other, more Britannico, in the drawing- room, everybody regards it as a relief to be summoned to the repast, which, however, commences as chillily as the soup and as stolidly as the salmon. - "Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines", Henry Vizetelly.
- He had met Hamilton's glowering look with a peculiarly innocent smile, as if to say: " What in the world is the matter now? - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
- But Larry stood recovering his breath, glowering meanwhile at his enemy across the ring. - "The Major", Ralph Connor.