from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Attractive as a subject for photography.
- adj. Biology Producing or emitting light; phosphorescent: photogenic bacteria.
- adj. Caused or produced by light: photogenic seizures.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Generated or caused by light.
- adj. Producing or emitting light, luminescent.
- adj. Looking good when photographed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to photogeny; producing or generating light.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to photogeny.
- In biology, producing light without sensible heat, as an animal or vegetable organism; giving rise to luminosity or phosphorescence; photogenous.
- A reproduction of the configuration of any flat translucent object, as a leaf, or the wing of an insect, or a drawing upon translucent paper or tracing-cloth, made by confining it under glass in contact with a sensitive film, exposing to the action of light, and fixing or developing the image resulting in the film. A variety of photogenic processes arc now in use for copying mechanical drawings. See blue-printing.
- n. In general, light-producing; luminous.
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- adj. looking attractive in photographs
photo- + -genic (Wiktionary)