having heavy projecting eyebrows.
scowling or sullen.
This pale, beetle-browed lady ought to have enjoined those to be timid who know how.
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various
You’re primitive and beetle-browed, but you’ve got what it takes.
The Sky Trap Frank Belknap Long
And of all other women lean, hollow-eyed, old, beetle-browed women (saith he) are the most infectious.
The Superstitions of Witchcraft Howard Williams
“Or all three,” put in the beetle-browed man who was working next to Zorzi.
Marietta F. Marion Crawford
The rumbustious ogre has a hitherto undescribed, but quite imaginable, gap-toothed, beetle-browed ogress of a wife.
Jaffery William J. Locke
Late that afternoon a beetle-browed and forbidding-looking individual entered Brown’s office.
Shadow, the Mysterious Detective Police Captain Howard
Another was a black-bearded, beetle-browed, hang-dog looking rascal.
The Pacha of Many Tales Frederick Marryat
A beetle-browed, untidy individual was sitting just within the entrance to the cabaret, warming his toes at a charcoal brazier.
With Wellington in Spain F. S. Brereton
He was just the proper foil for Danilo’s thick-haired, beetle-browed, red-lipped personality.
The Blood Red Dawn Charles Caldwell Dobie
We have often wondered how one university could possibly corner the entire supply of treacherous and beetle-browed humanity.
Pieces of Hate Heywood Broun
having bushy or overhanging eyebrows
sullen in appearance; scowling
- Beetle drive
noun a social occasion at which a progressive series of games of beetle is played See beetle1 (sense 2)
a stupid person; blockhead.
a stupid person; blockhead. Historical Examples That beetle-headed suspicion has passed slowly but surely away, like a snow-man confronted by a too affectionate sun. The Prairie Mother Arthur Stringer