moue [ moo ]
noun, plural moues [moo].
1. a pouting grimace.
WORDS RELATED TO MOUE
physiognomy, frown, pout, smirk, kisser, mug, mouth, grimace, smile
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Origin: < French; Old French moe; see mow
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MOUE
She made a moue that I ought to have found fascinating, nodding emphatically.
THE JERVAISE COMEDY|J. D. BERESFORD
Mademoiselle shook back her rippling satin hair, and made a little French moue mutine.
NORINE'S REVENGE; SIR NOEL'S HEIR|MAY AGNES FLEMING
And finally than by co- mon places to moue the iudge to mercy & pitie vpon hym.
THE ART OR CRAFTE OF RHETORYKE|LEONARD COX
Under the cottonwoods she pulled up her skirt a trifle and made a moue of disgust at the soiled slipper.
OH, YOU TEX!|WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
She gave a charming little shrug, accompanied with what Roger, from his novel-reading, conceived to be a moue.
HELENA'S PATH|ANTHONY HOPE
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