star quality


: the talent, looks, etc., needed to become a star
The producers are looking for someone with star quality.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The size, weight, style, and horsepower essentials are all neatly in place, ready for the fairy godmother to come along and bestow true star quality on the LeBaron. Patrick Bedard, Car and Driver, 16 Apr. 2023 Coming into the game, Clark had virtually cornered the public market on star quality with her 40-point outpourings. Sally Jenkins, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Apr. 2023 And not just any movie star, but the kind of old-school throwback to a Golden Age that is becoming rarer and rarer in Hollywood where his talent is as recognized as his star quality. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 27 Feb. 2023

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“Star quality.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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