- to gaze at or observe the stars.
- to daydream.
Origin of stargaze
First recorded in 1620–30; back formation from stargazer
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Examples from the Web for stargazing
Before books came into my life, I was given to stargazing and daydreaming.The Promised Land
His passion for ‘stargazing’ has often been commented upon by readers of his poetry.Theodore Watts-Dunton
Again they would look familiar and remind us of stargazing at home.Steep Trails
I never know when Ken's going to quit his stargazing and come in for the night.The Year When Stardust Fell
Raymond F. Jones
Matthew's stargazing wise men would thus have been "spued out of the mouth" of the Jewish Jehovah.
- to observe the stars
- to daydream
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