mega·​star | \ ˈme-gə-ˌstär How to pronounce megastar (audio) \

Definition of megastar

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Other Words from megastar

megastardom \ ˈme-​gə-​ˌstär-​dəm How to pronounce megastar (audio) \ noun

Examples of megastar in a Sentence

even a cast of megastars couldn't keep the would-be blockbuster from fizzling at the box office
Recent Examples on the Web Music megastar @theestallion sits down exclusively with @GayleKing for her first TV interview addressing the 2020 shooting allegedly involving rapper Tory Lanez, Monday on #CBSMornings. Jem Aswad, Variety, 24 Apr. 2022 It's been a busy few weeks for the 36-year-old megastar. Lindy Segal,, 3 Apr. 2022 Hefzy was replaced as fest president by veteran Egyptian actor Hussein Fahmy, 81, a local megastar, who is taking over the event’s presidency for the second time after a first term between 1998 to 2001. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 29 Mar. 2022 Same goes for her male counterpart, Lil Nas X, another mischievous megastar who began his career via savvy, reckless use of the internet. New York Times, 14 Mar. 2022 Alice Cooper has been megastar for more than half of the century. Matt Wake |, al, 12 Feb. 2022 An Oscar award winner, a Korean megastar, a Broadway performer and a young actress in her debut role — and that’s just to name a few of the ensemble cast of upcoming Korean drama Pachinko. Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Mar. 2022 Lopez stars as Kat Valdez, a megastar with 200 million followers on social media and a staff that caters to her every need. Peter Travers, ABC News, 11 Feb. 2022 The megastar has been filming a movie in Pittsburgh and having the sweetest interactions with those who live there. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 26 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of megastar

1969, in the meaning defined above

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17 May 2022

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“Megastar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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