What does scowl mean?
(Entry 1 of 2) intransitive verb. 1 : to contract the brow in an expression of displeasure. 2 : to exhibit a threatening aspect.
How do you pronounce Scrowl?
How do you pronounce scowled?
Is the H silent in huge?
When people do it, they aren’t just randomly or lazily leaving off a sound. This “h“-dropping occurs in a specific environment—only in words that start with a “hyu.” If they drop it in huge, they also drop it in humor, humid, humiliation, humongous, and Hugh.
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