verb (used with object), ap·praised, ap·prais·ing.
Origin of appraise
Can be confusedappraise apprise
Examples from the Web for appraisingly
Appraisingly, she studied the old man who leaned comfortably against the gearhouse.Danger at the Drawbridge|Mildred A. Wirt
Obadiah gave his daughter a keen glance and then stared at Joe appraisingly before he answered.The Triumph of Virginia Dale|John Francis, Jr.
He held his face back from her for an instant and looked at her appraisingly.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
For fully ten seconds the big fellow faced Oliver, his blue eyes studying him carefully, appraisingly.The Heritage of the Hills|Arthur P. Hankins
"One of those long easterly spurs," Terry said appraisingly.Herland|Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman