[ stahr-ee ]
/ ˈstɑr i /

adjective, star·ri·er, star·ri·est.

abounding with stars: a starry night.
of, relating to, or proceeding from the stars.
of the nature of or consisting of stars: starry worlds.
resembling a star; star-shaped or stellate.
shining like stars: starry reflections on the dark water.

Origin of starry

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at star, -y1


star·ri·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for starry

/ (ˈstɑːrɪ) /

adjective -rier or -riest

filled, covered with, or illuminated by stars
of, like, or relating to a star or stars

Derived forms of starry

starrily, adverbstarriness, noun
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