[ three-stahr ]

  1. of or being a lieutenant general, as indicated by three stars on an insignia.

Words Nearby three-star Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use three-star in a sentence

  • Penny, we have barely thirty minutes in which to catch the three-star edition!

    The Cry at Midnight | Mildred A. Wirt
  • But a hospital ship, with its staff of Two-star and three-star Physicians, was not to be called except in cases of extreme need.

    Star Surgeon | Alan Nourse
  • The powder metallurgy men turned up an hour later, and a three-star general from Washington.

    Space Tug | Murray Leinster
  • Mr. Parker shook his head and began to read the three-star edition of the paper, its ink still damp from the press.

    Signal in the Dark | Mildred A. Wirt