- captivated by famous people or by fame itself.
Origin of star-struck
First recorded in 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for starstruck
I get starstruck by women who I truly idolize, such as her and Kristen Wiig.Kate McKinnon Is the Future of ‘Saturday Night Live’
November 21, 2013
Swift also told Vogue, “The only time in my life I have ever been starstruck was when I met Caroline and Ethel Kennedy.”Is Taylor Swift In Bed With The Kennedys?
July 27, 2012
Gaida, who until then had never met a celebrity, let alone been with hundreds in one room, was starstruck.Confessions of a Red Carpet Escort
January 13, 2011
But once in a while temptation takes hold and you may very well be struck down, starstruck yourselves.
Once in a while temptation takes hold and you may very well be struck down, starstruck yourselves.
- completely overawed by someone's celebrity status
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