look the part


: to have an appearance that is suitable for or expected of something
an actor who really looks the part
In his cowboy hat and boots, he certainly looked the part.

Examples of look the part in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And real in that the cast consists of average men who look the part, especially dressed in those dark blue Union uniforms, but talk more or less like men talk today. Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 May 2024 Stephen Clark/Ars Technica LOUISVILLE, Colorado—The first Dream Chaser spaceplane built to go into orbit is starting to look the part. Stephen Clark, Ars Technica, 1 Nov. 2023 Modern-day visitors who want to look the part of an outlaw can stop into Grit General, which has been visited by Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Marisa Sullivan, Peoplemag, 21 Dec. 2023 Viewers held their breath, hoping Hung might be the next unexpected musical sensation: Someone who didn't look the part of a typical pop star but had undeniable talent. Gillian Telling, Peoplemag, 14 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for look the part 

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“Look the part.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20the%20part. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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