stardom

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noun star·dom \ˈstär-dəm\

Definition of stardom

  1. :  the status or position of a star

Examples of stardom in a Sentence

  1. an actress who has achieved movie stardom

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First Known Use of stardom

1865


STARDOM Defined for English Language Learners

stardom

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Definition of stardom for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being a very famous performer



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