Definition of Telegenic

1. Adjective. having an appearance and exhibiting qualities thought to be attractive to television viewers ¹



2. Adjective. televisual ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Telegenic

1. [adj]

Telegenic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telegenic

telefelonies
telefelony
telefiction
telefilm
telefilms
telefrag
telefragged
telefragging
telefrags
telega
telegaming
telegas
telegenesis
telegenetics
telegenic (current term)
telegnosis
telegnostic
telegonic
telegonies
telegony
telegram
telegramlike
telegrammatic
telegramme
telegrammed
telegrammic
telegramming
telegrams
telegraph

Literary usage of Telegenic

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1. Some Children Under Some Conditions: TV and the High Potential Kid by Robert Abelman (1993)
"This time, each of the production techniques on the Checklist is classified as being either "telegenic" (reflective of our own interaction with the real ..."

2. Some Children Under Some Conditions: TV and the High Potential Kid by Robert Abelman (1993)
"This time, each of the production techniques on the Checklist is classified as being either telegenic" (reflective of our own interaction with the real ..."

3. Trouble in Paradise? Europe in the 21st Century by Steven Philip Kramer, Irene Kyriakopoulos (1996)
"Ross Perot showed that someone with money and a telegenic personality (in this case, telegenic in an antihero kind of way), could score 17 percent of the ..."

4. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"They grow up accepting the politics of telegenic competition, ... telegenic or not, a president or a TV star has little, if any, impact on our fulfillment ..."

5. Fires Across the Water: Transnational Problems in Asia by James Shinn (1998)
"Drug busts, triad murders, illegal migrant arrests, the pathos of child prostitutes, and oil spills are inherently telegenic. They make excellent video ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"Bulman says, although in most cases the effect is due to reversion, yet there are a few cases in which the effect is telegenic. The experiments of Ewart at ..."

7. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"... which was exhibited a few years ago at the Zoological Society and believed by the exhibitor to owe its bandy legs to " telegenic " infection of the ..."

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