Are we in for another overhyped, overdramatized extravaganza that does little more than feed our appetite for salacious fare?
At the time of the flight she had “regained her appetite” and was able to walk with assistance as well.
The lightly caffeinated beverage tapered my appetite while ensuring I had some nutrition.
Melissa Clark writes about cuisine and other products of appetite.
To whet your appetite, here are three heavy-hitting fashion moments happening in the coming days.
Your aunt must have dainties to tempt her appetite and so keep up her strength.
May be it may get you an appetite to see us fall to before you.
His appetite is good, his complexion as healthy as it was eleven years ago.
There had been food; but nobody had any appetite but herself, and she had eaten it up.
And he was as tough as a pine knot, and with the appetite of a wolf.
c.1300, "craving for food," from Anglo-French appetit, Old French apetit (13c.) "appetite, desire, eagerness," from Latin appetitus "appetite," literally "desire toward," from appetitus, past participle of appetere "to long for, desire; strive for, grasp at," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + petere "go to, seek out" (see petition (n.)).
Of other desires or cravings, from late 14c. As an adjective form, OED lists appetitious (1650s) and appetitual (1610s) as "obsolete," but appetitive (1570s) continues.
appetite ap·pe·tite (āp'ĭ-tīt')
An instinctive physical desire, as for food or sex.