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brow in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbrowbrow /braʊ/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HBH literary the part of your face above your eyes and below your hair syn foreheadmop/wipe your brow (=dry your brow with your hand or a cloth because you are hot or nervous)your brow furrows/creases/wrinkles (=lines appear on your brow because you are thinking or are worried) πŸ”Š His brow furrowed. β€˜I don’t understand, ’ he said.2 HBHan eyebrow3 β†’ the brow of a hill
Examples from the Corpus
browβ€’ Often has the aching brow of royalty resigned its crown, to be decked with the soothing chaplet of the shepherd swain.β€’ A twitch of concern flickered across his brow.β€’ Small horns, like the new moon, adorned her smooth human brow.β€’ Sweat beaded on my brow, gathered under my arms, dampened the front of my singlet.β€’ Forward, her Neanderthal brow juts out, spiked with lights and cameras.β€’ The face itself was disbelieving, the stark pasted brows looped high over his pale eyes.β€’ Her face in close-up, anxious, shadowy, the brow furrowed.mop/wipe your browβ€’ He sat down and wiped his brow.β€’ He took off his hard hat and wiped his brow, after checking for scaffolding.β€’ He sighed and mopped his brow.β€’ She sat on the bed, mopping his brow.β€’ He pulls on his hat, wipes his brow, spits out some quid.β€’ I wiped my brow, which had become a little sweaty, and took a last look up at the shadowless wall above.β€’ The slope of her back, the way she wipes her brow.β€’ Once Chuck turned and grinned delightedly at her as he paused to mop his brow, and she smiled warmly back.