captivated by famous people or by fame itself.
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How to use star-struck in a sentence
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds | Barbie Latza Nadeau | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Lights, Camera, Action”The Magliozzi brothers were positively star-struck when actress Geena Davis called in on June 1, 2002.‘Car Talk’ Hosts to Retire: Best Moments With NPR’s Laughing Mechanics | Caitlin Dickson | June 9, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
As they followed the preparations, they were more clinical than star-struck.
They actually get more star-struck to meet us than we are of them.
In this crowd, only Andy Warhol sank to the level of being totally, unashamedly star-struck.
These two were totally star-struck, even though I wasn't any kind of star, not in my own mind at least.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
Mistaking it for a shout of triumph, Dusty Star struck her again.Dusty Star | Olaf Baker
Its the one the Silver Star struck, I reckon, and the thing that ripped a hole in her and sunk her.Tom Fairfield at Sea | Allen Chapman
And then the light from the approaching star struck them in a blinding radiance of vermilion flames.
British Dictionary definitions for starstruck
completely overawed by someone's celebrity status
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