stargazing

noun star·gaz·ing \ -ˌgā-ziŋ \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of stargazing

1 : the act or practice of a stargazer
2 a : absorption in chimerical or impractical ideas : woolgathering
b : the quality or state of being absentminded

Examples of stargazing in a Sentence

  1. We left the city after dark to do some stargazing.

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First Known Use of stargazing

1576


STARGAZING Defined for English Language Learners

stargazing

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Definition of stargazing for English Language Learners

  • : the act or practice of looking at or studying the stars


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