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stellar

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adjective stel·lar \ˈste-lər\

Simple Definition of stellar

  • : of or relating to the stars

  • : very good

Full Definition of stellar

  1. 1a :  of or relating to the stars :  astralb :  composed of stars

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a theatrical or film star <stellar names>

  3. 3a :  principal, leading <a stellar role>b :  outstanding <a stellar performance>

Examples of stellar

  1. the rate of stellar expansion

  2. The movie has a stellar cast.



Origin of stellar

Late Latin stellaris, from Latin stella star — more at star


First Known Use: circa 1656



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