1. (an) outward appearance;looks ⇒がいかん(外観)
    • 外見は立派な男だ
    • He is an impressive-looking man.
    • 人は外見では分からない
    • You cannot judge people 「by their looks [by appearances].
    • 外見ばかり繕っている
    • All he cares about is (keeping up) appearances.
    • 外見上は
    • to all appearances
  1. がいけん(外見)
    • 彼は外見には正直者だ
    • He is honest 「in appearance [to all appearances].
    • あの人は外見と内とでは大違いだ
    • He looks totally different from what he really is.