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appetite a desire to eat. [3 definitions]
appetizer a food or drink served in small portions before a meal to whet the appetite.
appetizing appealing to the appetite.
applaud to clap the hands in approval. [3 definitions]
applaudable combined form of applaud.
applause the clapping of hands in approval. [2 definitions]
Apple a multinational company that sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
apple a firm round fruit with succulent white flesh and a red, green, or yellow skin. [3 definitions]
apple butter a thick, sweet spread made from apples stewed in spices.
apple cart a handcart used by street vendors to sell apples.
applejack an alcoholic beverage made from hard cider; apple brandy.
apple of discord in Greek mythology, a golden apple that caused jealous discord among three goddesses and indirectly led to the Trojan War. [2 definitions]
apple of one's eye a person or thing that one holds dear or cherishes.
apple pie a pastry dish made with sliced apples and flavored with sugar, cinnamon, and sometimes other spices, often considered typically American or even symbolic of American culture and values.
apple-pie perfectly correct; excellent. [2 definitions]
apple-pie order (informal) an impeccably neat and orderly arrangement or state.
apple-polish to try to gain favor with someone by means of flattery.
applesauce a sweet and sometimes spiced sauce made by simmering apples until they are soft.
appliance a practical device, esp. any of several pieces of equipment used in the home such as a stove, refrigerator, or washing machine.
applicable relevant or appropriate to a given situation; capable of being applied.
applicant one who applies for something such as a job, college admission, or financial aid.