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costar

play
noun co·star \ ˈkō-ˌstär \
variants: or co-star
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of costar

plural costars or co-stars
:one of two or more main performers who star in a motion picture, play, etc.
  • … the star seems more relaxed and confident, and there's a bracing snap to the byplay between him and his costars.
  • —Mark Harris

First Known Use of costar

1888


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costar

verb, transitive + intransitive
variants: or co-star

Definition of costar

costarred or co-starred; costarring or co-starring
1 T :to employ or present (someone) as one of two or more leading performers in a motion picture, play, etc.
  • Directed by Lasse Hallström … and costarring a fine ensemble …
  • —Leonora Langley
2 I :to appear with another star in a motion picture, play, etc.

First Known Use of costar

1896


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