evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.
The idea behind the labeling of GMOs is simple, logical, and appealingly democratic.
Whole Foods’ Anti-GMO Swindle Michael Schulson September 14, 2014
“People are surprised,” he recently told The Dallas Morning News in appealingly self-aware, self-deprecating mode.
A George W. Bush Comeback? Lloyd Grove April 23, 2013
appealingly her eager eyes searched the old Butler’s inscrutable face.
Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
His eyes sought hers wistfully, appealingly, with all that he felt showing in them.
The White Mice Richard Harding Davis
And then, perceiving them, she seemed to take a sudden resolution, and turned to them appealingly.
The Girl Next Door Augusta Huiell Seaman
Courtland laid his hand assuringly, appealingly, and then savagely on his shoulder.
Sally Dows and Other Stories Bret Harte
Doña Jocasta sighed, and looked from one to the other appealingly.
The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
He looked at her appealingly and she placed something into the palm of his hand.
Colorado Jim George Goodchild
She was not aware that in concluding she had done so appealingly.
The Homesteader Oscar Micheaux
I stood there, as if glued to the floor and could only gaze at her dumbly and appealingly.
An Anarchist Woman Hutchins Hapgood
attractive or pleasing
mid-15c. as a noun, “action of petitioning a higher court or authority,” verbal noun from appeal (v.). Adjectival sense of “attractive” attested by 1892. Related: Appealingly.
to come into sight; become visible: A man suddenly appeared in the doorway. to have the of being; seem; look: to appear wise. to be obvious or easily perceived; be clear or made clear by evidence: It appears to me that you are right. to come or be placed before the public; be published: Her […]
- Appear as
Act the part of in public, usually alluding to a performance on stage. For example, She got wonderful reviews when she appeared as Portia. This idiom uses appear in the sense of “to come before the public,” a usage dating from the late 1500s.
- Appearance money
noun money paid by a promoter of an event to a particular celebrity in order to ensure that the celebrity takes part in the event noun money paid to a celebrity or star athlete to appear at a particular event
the act or fact of , as to the eye or mind or before the public: the unannounced appearance of dinner guests; the last appearance of Caruso in Aïda; her first appearance at a stockholders’ meeting. the state, condition, manner, or style in which a person or object ; outward look or aspect: a table […]