scowl at

scowl at (someone or something)

To contort one's face into an expression of anger, disdain, or disapproval at and because of someone or something. I always make a point of waving to my neighbor each morning, but all he ever does is scowl at me from his porch. The boss scowled at the financial reports for the most recent fiscal quarter.
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scowl at someone or something

to make a frown of disapproval or displeasure at someone or something. Why are you scowling at me? I didn't do anything wrong! Mary scowled at her noisy cat.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Yet there was no other way, and so, convinced that thus alone might he hope to reach his prey, Paulvitch, with a parting scowl at the two figures upon the Kincaid's deck, turned away from the river.
I scowl at motorists on their mobile phones, and taxi drivers who perform U-turns in the middle of the Moseley Road.
Anyway, I have added one-eyed cars to the growing list of misdemeanours I scowl at.
I'm afraid I'm wearing my 'Mr Angry' scowl at the moment after reading the following.
In another, sister and brother drape themselves on a sun lounger and playfully scowl at dad Johnnie Spencer's camera at their then Park House home in Norfolk.