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The Definition of - Star (adj)

    noun
    1.
    any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night.
    2.
    Astronomy. any of the large, self-luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris, etc.
    3.
    any heavenly body.
    4.
    Astrology. a heavenly body, especially a planet, considered as influencing humankind and events.
    5.
    a person's destiny, fortune, temperament, etc., regarded as influenced and determined by the stars.
    6.
    a conventionalized figure usually having five or six points radiating from or disposed about a center.
    7.
    this figure used as an ornament, award, badge, mark of excellence, etc.:
    The movie was awarded three stars.
    8.
    Jewelry.
    1. a gem having the star cut.
    2. the asterism in a crystal or a gemstone, as in a star sapphire.
    3. a crystal or a gemstone having such asterism.
    4. star facet.
    9.
    Printing. an asterisk.
    10.
    a person who is celebrated or distinguished in some art, profession, or other field.
    11.
    a prominent actor, singer, or the like, especially one who plays the leading role in a performance.
    12.
    U.S. Military. battle star.
    13.
    U.S. Navy.
    1. a gold or bronze star worn on the ribbon of a decoration or medal to represent a second or subsequent award of the same decoration or medal.
    2. a silver star worn in place of five gold or bronze stars.
    14.
    a white spot on the forehead of a horse.
    15.
    Heraldry. a mullet.
    adjective
    16.
    celebrated, prominent, or distinguished; preeminent:
    a star basketball player; a star reporter.
    17.
    of or relating to a star or stars.
    verb (used with object), starred, starring.
    18.
    to set with or as with stars; spangle.
    19.
    to feature as a star:
    an old movie starring Rudolph Valentino.
    20.
    to mark with a star or asterisk, as for special notice.
    verb (used without object), starred, starring.
    21.
    to shine as a star; be brilliant or prominent.
    22.
    (of a performer) to appear as a star:
    He starred in several productions of Shaw's plays.
    Idioms
    23.
    make someone see stars, to deal someone a severe blow causing the illusion of brilliant streaks of light before the eyes:
    The blow on the head made him see stars, and the next thing he knew he was in the hospital.
    24.
    thank one's lucky stars, to acknowledge one's good fortune; be grateful:
    Instead of complaining about hospital bills she should thank her lucky stars she's still alive.
    Also, thank one's stars.

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Word Origin & History of - Star

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