four-star

[ fawr-stahr, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌstɑr, ˈfoʊr- /

adjective

of or being a full general or admiral, as indicated by four stars on an insignia.
rated or considered as being of the highest quality, especially as indicated by four printed stars assigned in some rating systems: a four-star restaurant.

Nearby words

  1. four-part harmony,
  2. four-poster,
  3. four-rowed barley,
  4. four-spot,
  5. four-square,
  6. four-striper,
  7. four-stroke,
  8. four-way,
  9. four-wheel,
  10. four-wheel drive

Origin of four-star

First recorded in 1920–25

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