curb appeal


Definition of curb appeal

: the visual attractiveness of a house as seen from the street

Examples of curb appeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Looking for a way to add beauty and interest to the front of your home, while amping up your curb appeal in the process? Tierney Mcafee, Country Living, 23 May 2022 The north entrance doesn’t have the same curb appeal. Matt Wake |, al, 14 May 2022 Traditionally, people have always thought of curb appeal as relating to home value, of course. Deanna Kizis, Sunset Magazine, 13 Jan. 2022 Your home’s curb appeal even affects its value, bringing in buyers when the time comes to sell. Avery Newmark, ajc, 13 Apr. 2022 The large luxury Lincoln Navigator SUV delivers an equally luxe interior as its exterior, designed for a cosmopolitan family seeking curb appeal. Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping, 19 Mar. 2022 The project is intended to improve the area’s curb appeal and to make getting into the 107-year-old park easier and safer. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 3 Dec. 2021 Homeowners who once put curb appeal, grand square footage and showy kitchens and bathrooms at the top of their lists are now thinking about environmental issues that were formerly swept under the rug. Helena Madden, Robb Report, 27 Feb. 2022 The ability to transport people and stuff with glitzy curb appeal makes full-size luxury utes outsize status symbols unto themselves. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of curb appeal

1975, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2022

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“Curb appeal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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