photogenic

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adjective pho·to·ge·nic \ˌfō-tə-ˈje-nik, -ˈjē-\

Definition of photogenic

  1. 1 :  produced or precipitated by light <photogenic dermatitis>

  2. 2 :  producing or generating light :  phosphorescent <photogenic bacteria>

  3. 3 :  suitable for being photographed especially because of visual appeal <a photogenic smile>

photogenically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of photogenic in a sentence

  1. She's a very photogenic child.

  2. This is the city's most photogenic park.

1839

First Known Use of photogenic

1839

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PHOTOGENIC Defined for English Language Learners

photogenic

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adjective pho·to·ge·nic \ˌfō-tə-ˈje-nik, -ˈjē-\

Definition of photogenic for English Language Learners

  • : tending to look good in photographs


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photogenic

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adjective pho·to·gen·ic \ˌfōt-ə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of photogenic

  1. 1:  produced or precipitated by light <photogenic epilepsy> <photogenic dermatitis>

  2. 2:  producing or generating light :  phosphorescent <photogenic bacteria>


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