(noun, adjective, verb)


1. indicating the most important performer or role

- a star figure skater

- the starring role

Similar word(s): major, leading, prima, starring, stellar


1. (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

Definition categories: object

2. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Similar word(s): ace, adept, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard

Definition categories: person, expert

3. any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night

Definition categories: object

4. an actor who plays a principal role

Similar word(s): lead, principal

Definition categories: person, actor, histrion, player, thespian

5. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem

Definition categories: shape

6. a performer who receives prominent billing

Similar word(s): headliner

Definition categories: person, performer

7. a star-shaped character * used in printing

Similar word(s): asterisk

Definition categories: communication, character, graph, grapheme

8. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub

Definition categories: thought, topology

Sentences with star as a noun:

- Many Hollywood stars attended the launch party.

- His teacher tells us he is a star pupil.

- What's in the stars for you today? Find out in our horoscope.


1. feature as the star

- The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man

Definition categories: stative, feature, have

2. be the star in a performance

Definition categories: creation, do, execute, perform

3. mark with an asterisk

- Linguists star unacceptable sentences

Similar word(s): asterisk

Definition categories: change, mark