star quality

noun

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

Examples of star quality in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the enigmatic Benny, Butler’s supernova star quality is undeniable, and the film opens with a bourbon and a bang — a shovel to the back of his head during a bar brawl that will haunt the rest of the film. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 20 June 2024 Jokes are good, memorization is good, but star quality? Jason P. Frank, Vulture, 15 Mar. 2024 Mindy Kaling’s daughter may have the star quality needed to follow in her mom's footsteps. Emma Aerin Becker, Peoplemag, 29 May 2024 Even going by your first name has a star quality about it. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 14 Mar. 2024 To their credit, some teams with a history of prudent payroll spending have stepped up to sign young, star quality players to long-term contracts. Bernie Pleskoff, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 There's an energy emanating off of him — a star quality, perhaps — that requires a moment of adjustment on first meeting, even one happening virtually across continents. Nick Romano, EW.com, 25 Sep. 2023 Electric performances and private offstage moments document the unparalleled star quality of the four members and their meteoric rise to fame, from the band's debut on American radio to the iconic 1965 Shea Stadium show. Kevin Jacobsen and Devin Herenda, EW.com, 9 Aug. 2023 Crystal Field, co-founder of Theater for the New City in Manhattan spoke with PEOPLE about Reeve's star quality in one of his first plays, 'Berchtesgaden' Christopher Reeve was a memorable presence on the 1970s New York City theater scene before scoring his life-changing role in Superman. Marisa Sullivan, Peoplemag, 4 Feb. 2024

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“Star quality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/star%20quality. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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