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rising star

noun

: a person who is quickly becoming popular, successful, etc.

Full Definition of RISING STAR

:  a person or thing that is growing quickly in popularity or importance in a particular field <a rising star in politics>

Examples of RISING STAR

  1. a politician who is a rising star in the Republican Party

First Known Use of RISING STAR

1767

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