- having five stars to indicate rank or quality: a five-star general; a five-star brandy.
- of the highest quality.
Origin of five-star
First recorded in 1910–15
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Examples from the Web for five-star
Five-star reviews made me deliriously happy; three-star reviews crushingly sad.He’s Got a Ticket to Write, or How a Late Train Produced a Novel
April 24, 2014
The refugee camp in the Turkish city of Kilis has been called “a five-star hotel.”
Located just across the border from Kilis, the camp is the antithesis of the “five-star” Kilis camp.
“The resort aspires to be the equivalent of a five-star hotel, but on skis,” Heidi continued.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard
The Daily Beast
October 26, 2013
“In the next ten years, we would like to see three types of tourist development: rural, five-star and Zrće,” mayor Ante Dabo said.Party on in Pag: The Controversy on Croatia’s Hottest Island
August 25, 2013
- (of a hotel) first-class, top-quality, or offering exceptional luxury