Frownest vs Drownest - What's the difference?

frownest | drownest |


As verbs the difference between frownest and drownest

is that frownest is (frown) while drownest is (archaic) (drown).

frownest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (frown)

  • frown

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and the forehead is wrinkled, usually indicating displeasure, sadness or worry, or less often confusion or concentration.
  • Derived terms

    * permafrown

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To have a on one's face.
  • To manifest displeasure or disapprobation; to look with disfavour or threateningly.
  • Noisy gossip in the library is frowned upon.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The sky doth frown and lower upon our army.
  • To repress or repel by expressing displeasure or disapproval; to rebuke with a look.
  • Frown the impudent fellow into silence.

    Derived terms

    * frown at * frown on * frown upon

    drownest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (drown)

  • drown

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be suffocated in water or other fluid; to perish by such suffocation.
  • To deprive of life by immersion in water or other liquid.
  • To overwhelm in water; to submerge; to inundate.
  • To overpower; to overcome; to extinguish; — said especially of sound; usually in the form "to drown out".
  • * Sir J. Davies
  • most men being in sensual pleasures drowned
  • * Addison
  • My private voice is drowned amid the senate.
  • To lose, make hard to find or unnoticeable in an abundant mass.
  • ''The CIA gathers so much information that the actual answers it should seek are often drowned in the incessant flood of reports, recordings, satellite images etc.

    Derived terms

    * drowned * drowner * drowning * drown one's sorrows * drown out

    Synonyms

    * (overwhelm) flood

    References