Definition of appetite
appetitiveplay \-ˌtī-tiv\ adjective
Examples of appetite in a Sentence
He has a healthy appetite.
Some common symptoms are tiredness, nausea, and loss of appetite.
I had no appetite and couldn't sleep.
Recent Examples of appetite from the Web
Rising oil prices have reflected improving global growth prospects, which in turn have buoyed risk appetite and fueled credit spread tightening.
But there is no appetite to renegotiate the entire agreement, as made clear by various statements from world leaders after his announcement.
Easterbrook says McDonald’s was encouraged by early delivery results, particularly with younger customers with late-night appetites.
Symptoms are fever, decreased appetite and lethargy during the first few days.
The council could either raise or lower the budget, but committee discussions earlier this spring yielded no sign that there's an appetite to change it.
These NBA playoffs have been like bread sticks before the main course, so much filler and ruinous to the appetite.
Predictions about the end of superhero movies have come and gone, and yet audience appetite for the comic book legends seems as strong as ever.
Its only true rival in the long march of the species is the ability to reason, to think beyond our appetites.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'appetite'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
APPETITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of appetite for English Language Learners
: a physical desire for food
: a desire or liking for something
APPETITE Defined for Kids
Definition of appetite for Students
1 : a natural desire especially for food
2 : a desire or liking for something an appetite for adventure
Learn More about appetite
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up appetite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).