all-star

adjective
\ˈȯl-ˌstär \

Definition of all-star 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: composed wholly or chiefly of stars or of outstanding performers or participants an all-star cast

all-star

noun

Definition of all-star (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a member of an all-star team

2 : an outstanding or highly regarded performer within a field : star The ceremony gathered all-stars from film, television, and radio.

First Known Use of all-star

Adjective

1888, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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all-star

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of all-star

: including mostly or only performers who are famous or very skillful

all-star

adjective
\ˈȯl-ˈstär\

Kids Definition of all-star

: made up only or mostly of outstanding participants an all-star team

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