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starry

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adjective star·ry \ˈstär-ē\

Simple Definition of starry

  • : full of stars

  • : having a shape like a star

  • : including many famous actors, athletes, etc.

Full Definition of starry

star·ri·erstar·ri·est

  1. 1a :  adorned with stars; especially :  star-studdedb :  of, relating to, or consisting of stars :  stellarc :  shining like stars :  sparklingd :  having parts arranged like the rays of a star :  stellate

  2. 2 :  as high as or seemingly as high as the stars <starry speculations>

  3. 3 :  starry-eyed

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>



14th Century

First Known Use of starry

14th century

Rhymes with starry


STARRY Defined for Kids

starry

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adjective star·ry \ˈstär-ē\

Definition of starry

star·ri·erstar·ri·est

  1. 1 :  full of stars <starry heavens>

  2. 2 :  shining like stars <starry eyes>

  3. 3 :  having parts arranged like a star <The spokes of the cogwheel stood out in starry rays … — Mary Norton, The Borrowers>





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