verb (used without object), star·gazed, star·gaz·ing.

to gaze at or observe the stars.
to daydream.

Origin of stargaze

First recorded in 1620–30; back formation from stargazer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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verb (intr)

to observe the stars
to daydream
Derived Formsstargazer, nounstargazing, noun, adjective
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