Examples from the Web for stellar
But it might, when we look back at the stellar performances young Hollywood produced this year, end up being ridiculous.
Oh does she deserve this nomination, and maybe even this award with her stellar aftermath-of-Will grief work.What's TV's Best Drama? 'True Detective,' 'Game of Thrones,' and Our Emmy Predictions|Kevin Fallon|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition to her stellar body of work, she will always be remembered for being the no-nonsense half of Bogie and Bacall.
Perhaps thanks to the surf and turf and the stellar Bordeaux and Sauvignon Blanc, there were no lost tempers.Up To A Point: My Problem With People Who Agree With Me|P. J. O’Rourke|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No wonder whistleblowers are routinely slandered as being mentally unstable (stellar accomplishments notwithstanding).
Hence filling a telescope tube with water cannot modify the observed amount of stellar aberration.The Ether of Space|Oliver Lodge
Among the stars there exists an indefinite range of stellar magnitudes.The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'|Thomas Orchard
There was thrilling glory in the purple south, and a sense of the ineffable majesty of stellar management.She Buildeth Her House|Will Comfort
Yet it reminded him too well of her superior attitude towards the rubes from the stellar sticks.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Soon enough Jeanne was to know this, for, little as she had dreamed it, hers on that occasion was to be the stellar role.The Magic Curtain|Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for stellar
Word Origin for stellar
Word Origin and History for stellar
1650s, "pertaining to stars, star-like," from Latin stellaris "pertaining to a star, starry," from stella (see star (n.)). Meaning "outstanding, leading" (1883) is from the theatrical sense of star.