four-star

adjective \ ˈfȯr-ˈstär \

Definition of four-star

: of a superior degree of excellence
  • a four-star French restaurant

Origin and Etymology of four-star

from the number of asterisks used to denote relative excellence in guidebooks


FOUR-STAR Defined for English Language Learners

four-star

Definition of four-star for English Language Learners

  • : of very high quality



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