from/out of central casting


: having appearance, behavior, or nature that seems to be typical for one's job or position
The physics professor looks like he's right out of central casting: his white hair is disheveled, his suit rumpled, and he looks a little lost.

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“From/out of central casting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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