Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

star-spangled

[stahr-spang-guh ld] /ˈstɑrˌspæŋ gəld/
adjective
1.
spangled with stars.
2.
Informal. made up of or attended by celebrities, distinguished or illustrious persons, etc.:
a star-spangled reception.
Origin of star-spangled
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for star-spangled
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • “I will make him a star-spangled pig,” Paul shouted to Mr. Chrome.

  • "I will make him a star-spangled pig," Paul shouted to Mr. Chrome.

    Winning His Way

    Charles Carleton Coffin
  • That will go down in history as the star-spangled act of the century.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • He looked up at the star-spangled sky, and coughed and coughed.

    Jewish Children Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
  • She would take the plate with the good, honest, star-spangled food on it, eh?

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
British Dictionary definitions for star-spangled

star-spangled

adjective
1.
marked or decorated with stars
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for star-spangled

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for star

4
4
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for star-spangled