Definition of appraising
- an appraising eye
- Her appraising eyes measured him.
- —Robert Cormier
- "He's a good boy," she said, casting a sternly appraising look down her rather bony nose at Neville, "but he hasn't got his father's talent, I'm afraid to say."
- —J. K. Rowling
- For some minutes he had been eyeing his lordship appraisingly …
- —P. G. Wodehouse