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mediagenic

[ mee-dee-uh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌmi di əˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective
having qualities or characteristics that are especially appealing or attractive when presented in the mass media: a mediagenic politician.
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Origin of mediagenic

First recorded in 1970–75; media1 + -genic
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How to use mediagenic in a sentence

  • This is shoplifting at its most mediagenic: disgraced ingénues in tasteful pastels, facing the firing squad.

    Great Weekend Reads|The Daily Beast|July 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for mediagenic

mediagenic
/ (ˌmiːdɪəˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective
presenting an attractive or sympathetic image when portrayed in the media
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