Related formsun·starred, adjective
Definition for starred (2 of 2)
- a gold or bronze star worn on the ribbon of a decoration or medal to represent a second or subsequent award of the same decoration or medal.
- a silver star worn in place of five gold or bronze stars.
verb (used with object), starred, star·ring.
verb (used without object), starred, star·ring.
Origin of star
Related formsstar·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for starred
Late former governors of NY, TX starred in a 1994 snack chip ad.
Colfer adapted the later into a 2012 film, which he also executive produced and starred in.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer|Oliver Jones|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was only once he directed and starred in his own short film that he decided to pursue acting as a vocation.
In March 1971, he starred in the TV special Bill Cosby Talks With Children About Drugs.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You starred on Entourage, but also seem to be cognizant of classism.Adrian Grenier Talks the Economy, the ‘Entourage’ Movie, and the HBO Series’ Alleged ‘Misogyny’|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sat down on the seat facing her; I seized the oars, and off we starred.Original Short Stories, Volume 8 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
Excellence in literature has been pointed out to her, starred and double-starred, like Baedeker's cathedrals.Americans and Others|Agnes Repplier
The enemy disappeared, and again the trawlers gathered and "starred."Aircraft and Submarines|Willis J. Abbot.
Next moment they saw that the whole surface of turf was starred and splitting in all directions, and they fled for their lives.A Book of the West. Volume I Devon|S. Baring-Gould
Rufus Blake, an entrepreneur, under whose banner she had once starred, has some reminiscences of her at this period.The Magnificent Montez|Horace Wyndham
British Dictionary definitions for starred (1 of 2)
- having luck or fortune as specified
- (in combination)ill-starred
British Dictionary definitions for starred (2 of 2)
- a hot gaseous mass, such as the sun, that radiates energy, esp as light and infrared radiation, usually derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior, and in some cases as ultraviolet, radio waves, and X-rays. The surface temperature can range from about 2100 to 40 000°CSee also Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, giant star, white dwarf, neutron star, black hole
- (as modifier)a star catalogue Related adjectives: astral, sidereal, stellar
- a celestial body, esp a planet, supposed to influence events, personalities, etc
- (plural) another name for horoscope (def. 1)
- a distinguished or glamorous celebrity, often from the entertainment world
- (as modifier)star quality
verb stars, starring or starred
Derived Formsstarless, adjectivestarlike, adjective
Word Origin for star
Science definitions for starred
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Idioms and Phrases with starred
In addition to the idiom beginning with star
- stare down
- stare in the face
- stars in one's eyes, have
- born under a lucky star
- see stars
- thank one's lucky stars