An example of a disheveled appearance is a person whose clothes are sloppy and who is said to have a disheveled look about him.
From all appearances he's innocent.
The author made a rare personal appearance.
To give the appearance of being busy.
His sudden appearance surprised me.
An untidy appearance.
Keeping up an appearance of wealth.
A cheerful person, to all appearances.
A person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.
David Beckham's first appearance with the LA Galaxy at Giants Stadium against the New York Red Bulls last night drew a crowd of 66237.
- To maintain an outward show of being proper, decorous, well-off, etc.
- To put in an appearance.
- To appear publicly.
- To be present for a short time, as at a party, meeting, etc.