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all-star

[ awl-stahr ]
/ ˈɔlˌstɑr /
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adjective
consisting of athletes chosen as the best at their positions from all teams in a league or region: Our quarterback was chosen for the all-star team.
consisting entirely of star performers: an all-star cast.
noun
Sports. a player selected for an all-star team.
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Origin of all-star

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for all-star

all-star

adjective
(prenominal) consisting of star performers
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