1. [ noun ] (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
Related terms: celestial_body sun sun lodestar red_giant denebola multiple_star giant_star fixed_star white_dwarf Beta_Centauri neutron_star red_dwarf nova supernova binary_star Pollux Regulus Spica supergiant Alpha_Crucis Beta_Crucis variable_star Sterope deneb constellation galaxy astronomy
2. [ noun ] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Synonyms: wizard ace whiz virtuoso sensation hotshot genius whizz wiz maven mavin superstar champion adept
Related terms: expert track_star
3. [ verb ] feature as the star

"The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

Related terms: have co-star headliner
4. [ noun ] (astronomy) any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
Related terms: celestial_body
5. [ adjective ] indicating the most important performer or role
Synonyms: leading stellar starring prima

"the leading man" "prima ballerina" "prima donna" "a star figure skater" "the starring role" "a stellar role" "a stellar performance"

Related terms: major
6. [ noun ] (performing arts) an actor who plays a principal role
Synonyms: principal lead
Related terms: actor film_star idol television_star co-star
7. [ verb ] be the star in a performance
Related terms: perform co-star dramaturgy ace
8. [ verb ] mark with an asterisk
Synonyms: asterisk

"Linguists star unacceptable sentences"

Related terms: mark asterisk
9. [ noun ] (performing arts) a performer who receives prominent billing
Synonyms: headliner
Related terms: performer
10. [ noun ] the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
Synonyms: star_topology
Related terms: network_topology
11. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 23367
12. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1890
13. [ noun ] (mathematics,geometry) a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
Related terms: plane_figure pentacle asterism hexagram
14. [ noun ] (printing) a star-shaped character * used in printing
Synonyms: asterisk
Related terms: character
Similar spelling:   stare