starlet

[ stahr-lit ]
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noun
  1. a young actress promoted and publicized as a future star, especially in motion pictures.

  2. a small star or other heavenly body.

Origin of starlet

1
First recorded in 1820–30; star + -let

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British Dictionary definitions for starlet

starlet

/ (ˈstɑːlɪt) /


noun
  1. a young and inexperienced actress who is projected as a potential star

  2. a small star

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