a je ne sais quoi

a je ne sais quoi

a pleasant quality which you cannot describe or name He's not particularly attractive but he has a certain je ne sais quoi which women find irresistible.
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she] something special about her: a je ne sais quoi.
The execution," as Delacroix said, "adds to the thought" and the element of risk or impromptu modification that enters into Frize's paintings confers on them a je ne sais quoi that escapes the narrative of their genesis.
Mr Brown does have an impressive stage presence, a je ne sais quoi that allowed to him to hold his adoring fans in the palm of his hand.
What a strange celebrity culture is generated by fetishizing "creative talent," a je ne sais quoi quality Dalton rightly diagnos es as equal parts brilliant spirit and sexy vibe.