- a person, as a performer or athlete, who enjoys wide recognition, is esteemed for exceptional talent, and is eagerly sought after for his or her services.
- any very prominent or successful person or thing.
Origin of superstar
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- a popular singer, film star, etc, who is idolized by fans and elevated to a position of importance in the entertainment industry
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