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stargazer

[stahr-gey-zer]
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noun
  1. a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer.
  2. a daydreamer.
  3. an impractical idealist.
  4. any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head.
  5. sand stargazer.
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Origin of stargazer

1550–60; star + gazer
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  • Did you ever read of the stargazer who fell into an open well at the street corner?

  • Because it made me mad to see a stargazer like that turning your head.

  • He rode sidewise and swaying, crooning a gay little saddle song; to which Stargazer, his horse, twitched back an inquiring ear.

    Stepsons of Light

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes

  • Ticket dashed into the lead, but Stargazer soon assumed command, with Berlin forcing the pace at his side.