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starry

starry

adjective star·ry \ˈstär-ē\

: full of stars

: having a shape like a star

: including many famous actors, athletes, etc.

star·ri·erstar·ri·est

Full Definition of STARRY

1
a :  adorned with stars; especially :  star-studded
b :  of, relating to, or consisting of stars :  stellar
c :  shining like stars :  sparkling
d :  having parts arranged like the rays of a star :  stellate
2
:  as high as or seemingly as high as the stars <starry speculations>

Examples of STARRY

  1. <the starry light of the firmament on a clear night>
  2. <had the starry idea the Western military forces would waltz in there and put an end to rivalries that have been raging for hundreds of years>

First Known Use of STARRY

14th century

Rhymes with STARRY

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