Definition of there's more to someone (or something) than meets the eye in English:

there's more to someone (or something) than meets the eye

phrase

  • A person or situation is more complex or interesting than they appear.

    • ‘If he kicks up a fuss, you know there's more to the relationship than meets the eye.’
    • ‘In other words, there are a lot of unanswered questions that make it perfectly reasonable to suspect that there's more to this story than meets the eye.’
    • ‘‘It means that there's more to me than meets the eye,’ he explained.’
    • ‘Still, there's more to the picture than meets the eye.’
    • ‘Like any building, there's more to a monastery than meets the eye.’
    • ‘In his heart, he knows there's more to it than meets the eye.’
    • ‘You know her better than I do, you know there's more to her than meets the eye.’
    • ‘Maybe there's more to this situation than meets the eye.’
    • ‘I think there's more to Kori than meets the eye.’
    • ‘I think that there's more to this story than meets the eye.’