Turnout vs Appetite - What's the difference?

turnout | appetite |

As nouns the difference between turnout and appetite

is that turnout is attendance; crowd while appetite is desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.




(en noun)
  • attendance; crowd
  • This restaurant had a pretty good turnout for a Wednesday night.
  • (US) a place to pull off a road
  • When towing a trailer, use the turnouts to let faster traffic pass.
  • (rail transport, chiefly, US) a place where moveable rails allow a train to switch tracks; a set of points
  • Synonyms

    * (roadside area) lay-by





    (Webster 1913)


    (en noun)
  • Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite . There is something humiliating about it.}}
  • Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing.
  • * (Jeremy Taylor) (1613–1677)
  • If God had given to eagles an appetite to swim.
  • * (1800-1859)
  • To gratify the vulgar appetite for the marvelous.
  • The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
  • * (Richard Hooker) (1554-1600)
  • The object of appetite is whatsoever sensible good may be wished for; the object of will is that good which reason does lead us to seek.
  • A taste, preference.
  • Quotations

    * 1904 , (Arthur Conan Doyle) in (The Adventure of Black Peter) *: And I return with an excellent appetite . There can be no question, my dear Watson, of the value of exercise before breakfast. But I am prepared to bet that you will not guess the form that my exercise has taken.


    (checksyns) * craving, longing, desire, appetency, passion

    Derived terms

    () * appetitive * appetizer * appetizing * appetizingly