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eyebrow

noun
     
eye‧brow [countable]
1HBH the line of hair above your eye:
thick bushy eyebrows
2

raise your eyebrows

to move your eyebrows upwards in order to show surprise or disapproval:
'Really?' she said, raising her eyebrows.
This decision caused a few raised eyebrows (=surprised some people).
3

be up to your eyebrows in something

spoken to have more of something than you can deal with:
I'm absolutely up to my eyebrows in work.
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