Definition of see stars
- I bumped into the wall so hard that I saw stars.
: to perceive by the eye
: to perceive or detect as if by sight
: to have experience of : undergo
: a cathedral town
: a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority
: a natural luminous body visible in the sky especially at night
: a self-luminous gaseous spheroidal celestial body of great mass which produces energy by means of nuclear fusion reactions
: a planet or a configuration of the planets that is held in astrology to influence one's destiny or fortune
: to sprinkle or adorn with stars
: to mark with a star as being preeminent
: to mark with an asterisk
: of, relating to, or being a star
: of outstanding excellence : preeminent
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