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star

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of star




star

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of star

  1. 1 a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light <it's difficult to see the stars at night in the middle of the city because of all the streetlights> Synonyms luminary, sphere, sun Related Words cluster, constellation, galaxy; binary star, brown dwarf, dwarf, fixed star, gasser, giant star, lodestar (also loadstar), neutron star, nova, pulsar, quasar, red dwarf, red giant, red star, subdwarf, supercluster, supergiant, supernova, variable, variable star, white dwarf

  2. 2 the person who has the most important role in a play, movie, or TV show <when the star of the school play came down with the flu on opening night, her understudy got to go on> Synonyms headliner, lead, principal Related Words leading lady, leading man; superstar; ingenue (or ingénue), starlet; star turn [chiefly British]; coprincipal, costar Near Antonyms extra, supernumerary

  3. 3 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about <the public's endless fascination with stars> Synonyms big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, name, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, celebrity, superstar, VIPRelated Words favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms nobody, noncelebrity




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