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Meaning of "telegenic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TELEGENIC

From tele(vision) + (photo)genic.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TELEGENIC

telegenic  [ˌtɛlɪˈdʒɛnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TELEGENIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Telegenic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TELEGENIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Photogenic

A subject is photogenic if appearing aesthetically or physically attractive or appealing in photographs. Photogenic drawing, coined by William Fox Talbot, also describes the earliest method for recording camera images.

Definition of telegenic in the English dictionary

The definition of telegenic in the dictionary is having or showing a pleasant television image.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TELEGENIC


allergenic
ˈæləˈdʒɛnɪk
anthropogenic
ˌænθrəpəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
antigenic
ˌæntɪˈdʒɛnɪk
atherogenic
ˌæθərəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
carcinogenic
ˌkɑːsɪnəˈdʒɛnɪk
chromogenic
ˌkrəʊməˈdʒɛnɪk
comedogenic
ˌkɒmɪdəˈdʒɛnɪk
cryogenic
ˌkraɪəˈdʒɛnɪk
erogenic
ˌɛrəˈdʒɛnɪk
genic
ˈdʒɛnɪk
hypoallergenic
ˈhaɪpəʊˌæləˈdʒɛnɪk
isogenic
ˌaɪsəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
mitogenic
ˌmaɪtəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
myogenic
ˌmaɪəˈdʒɛnɪk
osteogenic
ˌɒstɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
pathogenic
ˌpæθəˈdʒɛnɪk
photogenic
ˌfəʊtəˈdʒɛnɪk
pyogenic
ˌpaɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪk
teratogenic
ˌtɛrətəˈdʒɛnɪk
transgenic
trænzˈdʒɛnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TELEGENIC

telega
telegenically
telegnosis
telegnostic
telegonic
telegonous
Telegonus
telegony
telegram
telegrammatic
telegrammic
telegraph
telegraph plant
telegraph pole
telegraph wire
telegrapher
telegraphese
telegraphic
telegraphically
telegraphist

WORDS THAT END LIKE TELEGENIC

adaptogenic
allogenic
androgenic
angiogenic
autogenic
biogenic
bronchogenic
cryptogenic
eugenic
hallucinogenic
iatrogenic
immunogenic
intragenic
neurogenic
oncogenic
orogenic
polygenic
pyrogenic
scenic
thermogenic
tumorigenic

Synonyms and antonyms of telegenic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «telegenic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TELEGENIC

Find out the translation of telegenic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of telegenic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «telegenic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上镜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

telegenic
570 millions of speakers

English

telegenic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टेलिजेनिक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

telegenic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

телегеничный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

telegenic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

টিলিভেশনের কর্মসূচিতে উপযুক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

télégénique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Telegenic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

telegen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テレビ向きの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

텔레비전 방송에 알맞은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Telegenic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

telegenic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

telegenic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टेलीगॅनेनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

telejenik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

telegenico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

telegenic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

телегенічний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

telegenic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

telegenic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

telegeniek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

telegenic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

telegenic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of telegenic

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TELEGENIC»

The term «telegenic» is normally little used and occupies the 120.562 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TELEGENIC» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «telegenic» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «telegenic» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about telegenic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TELEGENIC»

Discover the use of telegenic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to telegenic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Spy
QQQ Uses Big Words ^ Trades on Self-Created Image * Has an Imitable Accent Dinesh D'Souza Telegenic |y Witty Bright §§§ Cultivated ^ ^ Has a Rich Wife * Uses Big Words %% Trades on Self-Created Image ^ ^ ^ 4$ Has an Imitable Accent ...
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Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder
q To be an anchorperson on the evening news, it is almost as important to have a telegenic face as it is to understand current events. The word telegenic is a blend of "television" and "photogenic." With the supreme importance of TV cameras ...
Mary W. Cornog, 1993
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Catt Chasing
“As all of you know by now, Telegenic has taken a hit lately. Our sales are down, the competition is killing us, and we're struggling for business during a time when most people are more concerned about putting food on the table than they are ...
Shana Burton, 2007
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Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and America
The second level of analysis in Parry and Richardson's phrase is suggested by the term 'telegenic'. This raises the possibility that there are constraints and opportunities offered by the medium as a visual theatre of performance. At this level the ...
Andrew Tolson, Mats Ekström, 2013
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A Violent World: TV News Images of Middle Eastern Terror and War
Thus, freedom-of-the-press perspectives on the coverage of terror events tend to explain the extensive coverage of these events as a result of the independent agenda setting of networks, derived primarily from the inherently telegenic (i.e., ...
Nitzan Ben-Shaul, 2007
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The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
See also Technology (education) Telegenic Subjects A person or a topic that is particularly suited to the medium of television and attracts and interests an audience. The presidential candidate John Kennedy was considered to be more  ...
Larry E. Sullivan, 2009
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1 Corinthians
reputation. grows. 11. such. a. one. Is. telegenic. and. entertaining. Effectiveness. Is. otten. determined by the amount of revenue the “leader's” ministry takes in, by the number of TV stations airing the “leader's” program, by the number of ...
John MacArthur, 2001
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The Best of Mary McGrory: A Half-Century of Washington ...
They are still true. And General Frederick C. Weyand has come back, as has every general before him, telling us that with a little help from their friends, the South Vietnamese can overcome. • Bush's Telegenic Halftime War— January 22, 1991 ...
Mary McGrory, Phil Gailey, 2006
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Fairness and Freedom: A History of Two Open Societies: New ...
Newspapers and media screens showed images we had seen at home, of telegenic candidates surrounded by the happy faces of telegenic families. At the climax of the campaign, the National Par- ty's champion added a herd of telegenic ...
David Hackett Fischer, 2012
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The Sound Bite Society: How Television Helps the Right and ...
Gunfire is more telegenic than gun control; jail doors clanging shut are richer visual and symbolic fare than prisoner education—as well as appealing to the conservative belief in simple and forceful solutions to social pathologies. In contrast ...
Jeffrey Scheuer, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TELEGENIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term telegenic is used in the context of the following news items.
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JOHNNYSWIM -- "impossibly telegenic ... with the polished sparkle …
JOHNNYSWIM -- "impossibly telegenic ... with the polished sparkle of natural-born ... 2015-07-08T13:21:00Z JOHNNYSWIM -- "impossibly telegenic ... with the ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
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Art Book by Gainax and "IdolM@ster" Character Designer Atsushi …
Publisher Ichijinsha has posted a preview of Telegenic, a survey of the animation work from animator/character designer Atsushi Nishigori (Gurren Lagann, ... «Crunchyroll News, May 15»
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The Governing Party
Hothouse flowers like Senator Ted Cruz preferred telegenic confrontation to compromise and legislation. Continue reading the main story Write A Comment. «New York Times, Nov 14»
4
Could Obuchi become Japan's first female prime minister?
With a telegenic presence, powerful ruling party mentors and a talent for avoiding making political enemies, new trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi may ... «The Japan Times, Oct 14»
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'Baby Got Class': Telegenic family returns with back-to-school parody
Now the impossibly telegenic clan is back with a parody titled "Baby Got Class," an homage to the Sir Mix-A-Lot classic "Baby Got Back". The Raleigh, N.C. ... «WPXI Pittsburgh, Aug 14»
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Joni Ernst, a telegenic mother and Iraq vet, has Iowa Republicans …
The 43-year-old Mrs. Ernst is described by Republicans who know her as brash but also as telegenic and not off-putting to any of the often mutually antagonistic ... «Washington Times, Jun 14»
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12 Telegenic Moments In Public TV's History of Detroit Television
Culture buffs, local history aficionados, Bill Bonds' groupies and older folks looking to relive moments from their childhood have the show of their dreams on ... «Deadline Detroit, Dec 13»
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Telegenic family helps lift New York's mayor-elect
Daughter Chiara, a college freshman, out-danced the rest of the telegenic family at the West Indian Day Parade with a move they called "The Smackdown.". «CNN, Nov 13»
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Telegenic in Malibu
The owner, Graham Henman, a TV commercial director, purchased this contemporary home in Malibu, Calif., for $3.5 million in 2003, according ... 'You can ... «Wall Street Journal, Oct 13»
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Telegenic gears up for rugby with deal for Sony cameras
OB producer Telegenic has added eight Sony HDC-2500 camera channels across its fleet as it gears up to cater for new Rugby League and Rugby Union ... «Broadcast, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Telegenic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/telegenic>. Jul 2020 ».
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