in appearance

idiom

: in the way one looks
He is still very youthful in appearance.

Examples of in appearance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Phoenix shooting:Car identified from deadly crime scene Police issued a search warrant for Ramirez's car and found clothes similar in appearance to the ones worn by the suspect in security camera footage and detailed by eyewitnesses, but no gun was found. The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 Design and Display The OnePlus 12R is almost identical in appearance to the attractive OnePlus 12. Sarah Lord, PCMAG, 5 Feb. 2024 Unlike how fat behaves normally, reducing in appearance as the number on the scale goes down, lipedema is more stubborn and does not respond to diet and exercise, according to the Cleveland Clinic. Elizabeth Siegel, Allure, 8 Feb. 2024 Plantains resemble bananas in appearance but contain more starch and are typically cooked before being consumed. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 6 Feb. 2024 The rustic coffee table is darker on the bottom and lighter on top, which keeps it from being too heavy in appearance. Judy Revenaugh, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 In Cabo San Lucas, the bottles varied in appearance from one store to the next. Tribune News Service, Hartford Courant, 1 Jan. 2024 The former is pierced through his chest by a church spire, whereas the latter is pierced in the heart by a spaceship, which isn’t dissimilar in appearance to a church spire. Cameron K McEwan, The Hollywood Reporter, 25 Dec. 2023 There were many new characters to design, including Molly, who is undeniably Ginger’s daughter in appearance but not just a copy. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Jan. 2024 See More

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“In appearance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20appearance. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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