having qualities or characteristics that are especially appealing or attractive when presented in the mass media: a mediagenic politician.

Origin of mediagenic

First recorded in 1970–75; media1 + -genic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of mediagenic

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

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British Dictionary definitions for mediagenic



presenting an attractive or sympathetic image when portrayed in the media
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