make an appearance

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make an appearance

: to go to an event, gathering, etc., usually for a short period of time
  • The candidate made an appearance at the rally.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

appearance play
  1. : external show : semblance

  2. : outward aspect : look

  3. : outward indication


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