Idioms about appearance
Origin of appearance
synonym study for appearance
OTHER WORDS FROM appearancepre·ap·pear·ance, nounre·ap·pear·ance, nounsub·ap·pear·ance, noun
How to use appearance in a sentence
He seemed by all appearances perfectly happy to let the Republicans control the state senate.Mario Cuomo: An OK Governor, but a Far Better Person|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He knows he was lucky that way; but also that appearances can be deceptive.
And their respective physical appearances, which have become objects of fascination for their legions of fans, were tragic.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joe Biden was there to ‘kiss the ring,’ while John McCain boasted of a record 101 appearances.Kissy-Face The Nation: Washington’s Power Elite Smooch Bob Schieffer|Lloyd Grove|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But other groups are still, by all outward appearances, more entrenched.
It was a tremendous training in the sifting of evidence and the examination of appearances.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The impulse to study appearances appears to reach far down in animal life.Children's Ways|James Sully
The circle around did not exactly contradict him, but exhibited expressive appearances of incredulity.
The keen-eyed man had a keen appetite, if one might judge from appearances in such a matter.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
On the 3d day these appearances were still increasing and their arms itched considerably.
British Dictionary definitions for appearance
- the formal attendance in court of a party in an action
- formal notice that a party or his legal representative intends to maintain or contest the issueto enter an appearance
- the outward or phenomenal manifestation of things
- the world as revealed by the senses, as opposed to its real natureCompare reality (def. 4)
Other Idioms and Phrases with appearance
see keep up appearances; put in an appearance.