- 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.
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Idioms for star
Origin of star
OTHER WORDS FROM starstarless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for star
The deal, announced Friday, will see a rising star paired with a company that has long dominated the automotive industry.Mobileye taps Luminar to supply lidar for its robotaxi fleet|Kirsten Korosec|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
The NFL loves to flex its star power — Washington’s game Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals is being billed as No.For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Golden State has committed significant resources to its three core stars.Klay Thompson was almost back after an ACL tear. Now he’s out again with an Achilles tear.|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The nine-time all-star remains productive at 32 years old, but his dwindling efficiency, turnover problems, poor outside shooting, inconsistent defense and ball-dominant style have held back his teams in the playoffs in recent years.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The sophomore was a four-star out of high school, according to several notable recruiting websites, and had collected 20 tackles and three sacks, second on the team, this season.Virginia football down another starter as it seeks to climb back to .500|Gene Wang|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
My favorite is the 1951 version starring Alastair Sim as Scrooge.
A bunch of books and a TV movie, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., followed.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew|Olivia Nuzzi|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the more fascinating projects I read about that never came to fruition was your Howard Hughes biopic starring Jim Carrey.Christopher Nolan Uncut: On ‘Interstellar,’ Ben Affleck’s Batman, and the Future of Mankind|Marlow Stern|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And is now starring in a series that is returning to the network it first aired on, nine years later.How Lisa Kudrow Pulled Off TV’s Ultimate ‘Comeback’|Kevin Fallon|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This being his first time starring in a feature film, he knew there was always a chance he could bomb on set.
Taylor had become a playwright of considerable success, with a number of well-known actors and actresses starring in his plays.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Every one knows how beautiful the first lovely Dandelion seems, gold-starring the new grass.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
It was scarcely yet full dusk, the sky was like opals and the streets were just becoming grey, the lamps starring them.Married Life|May Edginton
Laughter and harsh screaming as a rocket shot up starring the dark evening heavens with its clustering balls of colors.Women's Wild Oats|C. Gasquoine Hartley
On this evening he had seen Rosalind impersonated by a famous actress, who had come to a neighboring town on a starring tour.Cashel Byron's Profession|George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for star
- 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 forms of starstarless, adjectivestarlike, adjective
Word Origin for star
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Idioms and Phrases with star
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