appetite Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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appetite

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈæpɪtaɪt/
the feeling that makes you want to eat: All that walking has given me an appetite.Hungry and thirsty
an appetite for sth the feeling of wanting something very much: his appetite for adventureFeelings of desire
whet sb's appetite to make someone want more of somethingHungry and thirsty
Translations of “appetite”
in Arabic شَهِيّة…
in Korean 식욕…
in Malaysian selera…
in French appétit…
in Turkish iştah…
in Italian appetito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 食慾,胃口…
in Russian аппетит…
in Polish apetyt…
in Vietnamese sự ngon miệng…
in Spanish apetito…
in Portuguese apetite…
in Thai ความอยากอาหาร…
in German der Appetit…
in Catalan gana…
in Japanese 食欲…
in Indonesian selera…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 食欲,胃口…
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