X factor (plural X factors) (idiomatic) An unknown or hard-to-define influence; a factor with unknown or unforeseeable consequences. 1992, Lia Matera, Prior Convictions, page 121 We slid into our office, past two women discussing the "X factor," an apparently undefined quality their firm felt they lacked. 1999, Joel R. DeLuca, Political Savvy: Systematic Approaches to Leadership Behind the Scenes, page 75 The map can be misleading. It can appear to contain all the relevant information, but in real life, there is always an X factor. 2007, Tasmina Perry, Daddy's Girls, page 12 And put him on an LA film set and he glowed with that indefinable X-factor that agents the world over wished they could bottle. prothrombinase, also called factor X.
See a mistake? Help us improve the quality of the definitions. It's fast and easy - simply click the edit icons and follow the prompts. Thank you for your help!
Visitors are welcome to help us expand the meaning of X factor. Fill in the form below to add your definition, example or comment.
Prove you are not a machineEnter the code
Other words similar to X factor can be found below:
Thank you for visiting international-dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with over 200,000 definitions of words and phrases. You are visitor 81 on this page. Please help us expand the meaning of X factor by providing an alternate definition or example above. Please add comments to help us improve the site. There are 1 Categories for this word. This is word 278364 in our dictionary.