: of first class or quality
a five-star hotel

Examples of five-star in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This pair is backed by a whopping 25,000 five-star ratings — proof that’s hard to argue with. Melissa Epifano, Peoplemag, 11 Apr. 2024 But don’t just take it from me — these durable, slim portable chargers have over 75,000 five-star ratings at Amazon. Asia London Palomba, Travel + Leisure, 11 Apr. 2024 The crew-to-guest ratio of almost 1:1 ensures each seafarer receives the finest five-star service. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2024 Occupying over a full square city block, the plaza was imagined as a vast mixed-use building project, offering city residents over 500 lavish condominiums, a five-star hotel, retail spaces, restaurants and a private 2-acre park. Leda Joy Abkenari, CNN, 10 Apr. 2024 After just one season as a 300-pound wrecking ball in the middle of USC’s defense, former five-star defensive tackle Bear Alexander plans to reenter the NCAA transfer portal, in search of his third school in three seasons. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 10 Apr. 2024 His holding company owns a five-star hotel in Mallorca, where real estate prices have recently surged, while his airline has outlined plans for returning to profit this year. Ben Stupples, Fortune Europe, 9 Apr. 2024 Forget five-star fripperies like the big TV, the room service menu, the chocolate on the pillow - though a coffee machine and a bottle of Asturian wine would certainly be nice. Paul Richardson, Condé Nast Traveler, 9 Apr. 2024 The former five-star recruit was a freshman All-American in 2021 before tearing his ACL at the beginning of the 2022 season. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Apr. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'five-star.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of five-star was in 1913

Dictionary Entries Near five-star

Cite this Entry

“Five-star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/five-star. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!