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stargaze

[ stahr-geyz ]
/ ˈstɑrˌgeɪz /
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verb (used without object), star·gazed, star·gaz·ing.

to gaze at or observe the stars.
to daydream.

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Origin of stargaze

First recorded in 1620–30; back formation from stargazer
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British Dictionary definitions for stargaze

stargaze
/ (ˈstɑːˌɡeɪz) /

verb (intr)

to observe the stars
to daydream

Derived forms of stargaze

stargazer, nounstargazing, noun, adjective
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