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starred

[ stahrd ]
/ stɑrd /
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adjective
set or studded with or as with stars.
decorated with a star, as of an order.
marked with a starlike figure or spot, especially an asterisk.
Linguistics. (of a form or construction) ungrammatical or otherwise unacceptable: so called because of the convention of placing an asterisk before such a form.Compare asterisk (def. 2).
Historical Linguistics. (of a form) hypothetical or reconstructed, but unattested.Compare asterisk (def. 3).
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Origin of starred

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at star, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM starred

un·starred, adjective
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How to use starred in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for starred

starred
/ (stɑːd) /

adjective
  1. having luck or fortune as specified
  2. (in combination)ill-starred
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