Definition of Frounce

1. v. i. To gather into or adorn with plaits, as a dress; to form wrinkles in or upon; to curl or frizzle, as the hair.



2. v. i. To form wrinkles in the forehead; to manifest displeasure; to frown.

3. n. A wrinkle, plait, or curl; a flounce; -- also, a frown.

Definition of Frounce

1. Noun. A canker in the mouth of a hawk. ¹

2. Verb. to curl ¹

3. Verb. to crease, wrinkle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Frounce

1. to pleat [v FROUNCED, FROUNCING, FROUNCES] - See also: pleat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frounce

frottages
frotted
frotteurist
frotteurists
frotteurs
frotting
frou-frou
frou-frous
froufrou
froufrous
froughier
froughy
frounce (current term)
frounced
frounces
frouncing
froup
froups
froust
frousted
frousting
frousts
frouzier
frouziest
frouzy
frover
frow

Literary usage of Frounce

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1. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... which in a (hort time caules the frounce, or a perpetual dropping humour, and ot a very difficult cure. 'J he cure : П (he be taken in time, ..."

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