What does X factor mean?


Idiom Meaning:

a special talent or unique quality


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Dogma (1999)

Time of Scene: ~01:36:00

Azrael: I’ve seen way too many Bond movies to know that you never reveal all the details of your plan no matter how close you may think you are to winning. The only X factor was the involvement of the last scion here.


Hitch (2005)

Time of Scene: ~00:30:20

Hitch: So, tell me about her.

Vance: Have you ever met someone, and you knew right away she was gonna be important to you? Not just because of her looks, but you know, that X factor?

Hitch: How’d you meet her?

Vance: Actually, I was in a shop buying pajamas for my mom.

Hitch: And by that, of course, you mean you were buying lingerie for another woman.

Vance: Yes.



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