physical appearance


: the way one looks
He's very proud of his physical appearance.

Examples of physical appearance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Success has not come without complications, however, like the relentless media scrutiny around Coughlan’s physical appearance. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2024 People had lots to say about Affleck’s tirade against Brady’s social media critics, as well as the 51-year-old actor’s physical appearance, speculating that his shiny, smooth face had to be the result of cosmetic surgery and possible pressure put on him by his image-conscious wife Jennifer Lopez. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, 6 May 2024 One said Anderson was sometimes bullied because of his clothes and physical appearance. Ashley Luthern, Journal Sentinel, 2 May 2024 Why Chrissy Teigen’s Unedited Photos Matter for New Parents Teigen, who gave birth to her third child in January 2023 and welcomed a fourth via surrogacy that June, didn’t post anything about her physical appearance. Beth Ann Mayer, Parents, 9 Apr. 2024 In the absence of a physical appearance from President Biden, a letter from the White House addressed to the two hip-hop pillars was read. Kyle Denis, Billboard, 8 Apr. 2024 Comedian Amy Schumer announced she has been diagnosed with a rare hormonal disorder called Cushing's syndrome after social media comments noticed a change in her physical appearance. Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports,, 27 Feb. 2024 Around 35% of Black workers report code switching in the office—defined by changing language, tone of voice, or physical appearance to fit a dominant work culture—compared to just 12% of their white counterparts, according to a new survey from job search platform Indeed. Emma Burleigh, Fortune, 1 Feb. 2024 In the midst of all the major transitions in her life, Blanchard is also making a change to her physical appearance by undergoing rhinoplasty on April 5. Danielle Bacher, Peoplemag, 5 Apr. 2024

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“Physical appearance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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