star turn

noun

Definition of star turn

chiefly British

  1. :  the featured skit or number in a theatrical production; broadly :  the most widely publicized person or item in a group

Examples of star turn in a sentence

  1. She was nominated for an Oscar for her star turn as a single mother raising three children alone.

  2. She was the star turn in yesterday's game.

1885

First Known Use of star turn

1885


STAR TURN Defined for English Language Learners

star turn

noun

Definition of star turn for English Language Learners

  • : a performance or role in a movie, play, etc., that is done by a star or that makes someone become a star

  • : the most important or successful person or thing in a group (such as a sports team)

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