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Definitions of star

  1. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  2. mark with an asterisk; " Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
  3. a star- shaped character * used in printing
  4. a performer who receives prominent billing
  5. indicating the most important performer or role; " the leading man"; " prima ballerina"; " prima donna"; " a star figure skater"; " the starring role"; " a stellar role"; " a stellar performance"
  6. an actor who plays a principal role
  7. feature as the star; of artistic performances
  8. ( astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  9. any celestial body visible ( as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  10. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  11. be the star in a performance
  12. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
  13. feature as the star; " The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
  14. One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.
  15. The polestar; the north star.
  16. A planet supposed to influence one's destiny; ( usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.
  17. That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
  18. Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [ thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.
  19. A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
  20. A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc.
  21. To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.
  22. To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.
  23. Any of the heavenly bodies that appear to be fixed points of light, or of others, called planets, that regularly change their position; anything like a star; a figure with five or more radiating points; a planet supposed to influence a person; s life; an asterisk [*]; a brilliant or prominent person, especially in the theatrical profession.
  24. To set or adorn with stars; to mark with an asterisk.
  25. To be brilliant or prominent; to appear as chief actor in a play.
  26. Starred.
  27. Starring.
  28. Any star- shaped structure; aster.
  29. One of the bright bodies in the heavens, except the sun and moon: one of the heavenly bodies shining by their own light, and which keep the same relative position in the heavens: a representation of a star worn as a badge of rank or honor: a person of brilliant or attractive qualities: ( print.) an asterisk (*).
  30. To set with stars: to bespangle.
  31. To shine, as a star: to attract attention:- pr. p. starring; pa. t. and pa. p. starred.
  32. A celestial body. esp. a distant sun; figure of a star; distinguished person; the mark (*) in printing.
  33. To set with stars.
  34. To mark with an asterisk.
  35. To act as a dramatic star.
  36. A celestial body so distant as to appear like a luminous point.
  37. A figure having radiating points, generally five.
  38. An asterisk (*).
  39. An actor who plays the leading part.
  40. A luminous body in the heavens, specially one that is self- luminous and fixed; such a body as affecting one's destiny; the figure or anything with the figure of a star; a radiated mark in printing or writing; an asterisk; a badge of rank; a person of brilliant abilities, specially in acting.
  41. To set or adorn with stars; to bespangle.
  42. To shine or attract attention, as a star. Star of Bethlehem, a bulbous plant of the lily order, allied to the hyacinth.
  43. One of the many twinkling luminous bodies seen in the firmament on a clear night; any luminous body, particularly when it appears in the sky; an ornamental figure rayed like a star, as a badge of knighthood; a person or thing unusually attractive or brilliant; a mark of reference, also called an asterisk; in the plu., a configuration of the planets as supposed to affect destiny.
  44. To adorn or stud with stars; to bespangle; in familiar language, to appear as an actor in a provincial theatre among inferior players.
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Quotes of star

  1. I did movie star impressions as a kid in high school. Somehow they just got out of hand. – Don Adams
  2. To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light. – Jean Baudrillard
  3. Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses. – Melissa Bean
  4. I'm not a movie star I'm just an actress. – Monica Bellucci
  5. There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by. – William C. Bryant
  6. You don't have to be a rock star if you don't like the situation you're in, you don't have to settle for it. – Macy Gray
  7. If I start to become a star I'll lose contact with the normal guys I play best. – Gene Hackman
  8. Some people change when they think they're a star or something. – Paris Hilton
  9. One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed. – Dustin Hoffman
  10. The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star – Elton John
  11. I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve. – Alan Ladd
  12. A star on a movie set is like a time bomb. That bomb has got to be defused so people can approach it without fear. – Jack Nicholson
  13. Ricky Nelson... I couldn't believe it when he died. He was a great rock star – Dee Dee Ramone
  14. So you know, my plan was that I was going to make records, and be a rock star And that's really what I wanted to do. And I sang from the time I was very young. – Katey Sagal
  15. I have the desire to work as an actress, but I have no ambition to be a star – Ally Sheedy

Usage examples for star

  1. That is to say, Dusty Star would make it. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  2. By right of this star – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  3. Through these not a star showed. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  4. Just how long have you been with Star Watch, lieutenant? – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  5. It has five points like a star mother. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  6. The Star of Hope! – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  7. Nobody lives on Star Island. – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis
  8. In the midst of this conversation I informed them that I thought I saw either a star or a light straight forward. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  9. So that's your Star of Poland, is it? – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  10. For I knew from the first as I have said that I loved her, and I knew, too, that it would be about as reasonable to fall in love with a star or a dream. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  11. You're like a star ' 'But how- like a star – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  12. They found her by the window bar, Her eyes fixed where had been some star – Nirvana Days by Cale Young Rice
  13. I'm going to take Star over it." – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  14. He was much more interested in his new star than he was in his new daughter. – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  15. I saw the star on his forehead, replied Mrs. Wood. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  16. But when she did drop off she dreamed that he and she were alone upon a star where all the trees were white, the water, grass, birds, everything, white, and they were walking arm in arm, among white flowers. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  17. It was called The Evening and Morning Star and was the only paper in that part of the country. – A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Nephi Anderson
  18. What a mercy I wasn't this man's guest in the Morning Star – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  19. She had been his evil star – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  20. I want a new star and you can help me a little. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin

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