A subject (generally a person) that is physically attractive or striking only from a distance. (prefix 'tele' meaning 'distance', 'from afar')
Looking good in the eyes of a far-sighted person.
Darren is not naturally photogenic but at least he is telegenic.Girlfriend
1: "So you finally met up with that dude you have been flirting with for months on chat. How does he look??"
2: "He was..ummm..telegenic. Can we talk about something else now?"