Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: furrowed
IPA transcription: [f'ɝoʊd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: furrowed, rugged
    Meaning: having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"
Usage examples
  • She kept her own and became it very well." And his eyes filled with tears, which trickled down his furrowed old face.
  • Sailboats and rowboats furrowed the lenient waves, popcorn and ice-cream booths sprang up about the little wooden pier.
  • I looked at his intelligent head, furrowed with premature wrinkles that misfortune, perhaps misery, had etched long before.
  • On trees that occupy exposed situations near its upper limit the bark is deep reddish-brown and rather deeply furrowed, the main furrows running nearly parallel to each other and connected on the old trees by conspicuous cross-furrows.
  • After some three-quarters of an hour the door opened, and the Badger reappeared, solemnly leading by the paw a very limp and dejected Toad. His skin hung baggily about him, his legs wobbled, and his cheeks were furrowed by the tears so plentifully called forth by the Badger's moving discourse.