Definition of 'appearance'
Video: pronunciation of 'appearance'
Example sentences containing 'appearance'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
His recent public appearances have been smoother and more scripted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And it was his first competitive appearance of any sort in more than two years. The Sun (2016)This was only the second joint live appearance from the trio and their stage chemistry still seemed wobbly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The midfielder has only made two appearances since picking up a hamstring injury on the opening day of the season. The Sun (2016)He has failed to score in his last 12 appearances for club and country. The Sun (2016)After all it was more than 26 months since he last made an appearance of any kind. The Sun (2016)But he has played only 38 minutes during two substitute appearances this season. The Sun (2016)He was paid for the appearance through a public speakers' agency. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But court documents show that he flew to Nigeria last June and missed a scheduled court appearance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The men make their first appearance in court today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was only his second appearance during a gruelling campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What you do have is the undeniable fact that those appearances did something to those disciples. Christianity Today (2000)The amount each player received was based on the number of appearances made throughout the season. The Sun (2007)She added that the appearance of musicians has been given too much weight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This appearance was strictly part of a farewell tour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Has made an incredible impact in his first two appearances but has to keep it up. The Sun (2013)The episode is worth watching just to see who else makes an unexpected appearance at the party. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So keeping up appearances is important to you? The Sun (2012)Yesterday was their first public appearance since the spat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How did this court appearance compare with the one against her mother? Times, Sunday Times (2016)To me the appearance does say something about the reality. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His changing appearance only added to the perception that all was not well. The Sun (2009)The Argentina full back made only two league appearances last season because of injury. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There have already been a number of appearances this year in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her only public appearances were to award the foundation's annual prizes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Carling Cup last week after appearances for the reserve team. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am in all outward appearances a happy person. Times, Sunday Times (2009)MAKING his first England appearance in two years. The Sun (2009)We only ask after he made his second appearance on Sesame Street in a month. The Sun (2009)He claims he planned his appearance at the party conference for'perhaps a week '. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'appearance'
Very Common. appearance is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'appearance'
British English: appearance /əˈpɪərəns/ NOUN
When someone makes an appearance at a public event or in a broadcast, they take part in it.
...the president's second public appearance.
- American English: appearance
- Arabic: ظُهُور
- Brazilian Portuguese: comparência
- Chinese: 出现
- Croatian: pojavljivanje
- Czech: vystoupení
- Danish: udseende
- Dutch: verschijning
- European Spanish: aparición
- Finnish: ilmestyminen
- French: apparition
- German: Erscheinen
- Greek: εμφάνιση
- Italian: comparsa
- Japanese: 出現
- Korean: 출현
- Norwegian: opptreden
- Polish: pojawienie się
- European Portuguese: participação
- Romanian: apariție
- Russian: появление
- Spanish: apariencia
- Swedish: uppträdande
- Thai: การปรากฏตัว
- Turkish: görünüş
- Ukrainian: поява
- Vietnamese: sự xuất hiện
Definition of appearance from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.