eyebrow
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈaɪˌbɹaʊ/
Noun

eyebrow (plural eyebrows)

  1. The hair that grows over the bone ridge above the eye socket.
  2. (construction) A dormer, usually of small size, whose roof line over the upright face is typically an arched curve, turning into a reverse curve to meet the horizontal line at either end.
  3. A clump of waste fibres that builds up in a roller machine.
Translations Verb

eyebrow (eyebrows, present participle eyebrowing; past and past participle eyebrowed)

  1. (intransitive) To build up waste fibres in a roller machine.
  2. (transitive) To signal with one's eyebrows.
    • 2015, Kathy Reichs, Bones Never Lie (page 23)
      Rodas watched Tinker disappear through the door before eyebrowing a question at Barrow. Barrow gestured at him to stay put. Rodas settled back.

Eyebrow
Proper noun
  1. A village in Saskatchewan, Canada.



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