stargazer

[ stahr-gey-zer ]
/ ˈstɑrˌgeɪ zər /

noun

a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer.
a daydreamer.
an impractical idealist.
any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head.

Origin of stargazer

1550–60; star + gazer
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n.

1550s, from star (n.) + agent noun from gaze (v.).

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