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star-struck

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adjective

captivated by famous people or by fame itself.

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Origin of star-struck

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for star-struck

starstruck
/ (ˈstɑːstrʌk) /

adjective

completely overawed by someone's celebrity status
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