Definition of starlet
: a young movie actress being coached and publicized for starring roles
Examples of starlet in a Sentence
She was a starlet in the 1940s.
Recent Examples of starlet from the Web
Jewelry would be an interesting avenue for the starlet, considering she was accused of stealing a $2,500 necklace from an L.A. jeweler back in 2011.
Now Scott has been spotted with another young Hollywood starlet in Cannes: Sofia Richie.
Each of the other members of the ensemble plays at least five characters each, from the alcoholic studio head Rocksfield (Ellen Kirk) to the starlet-who’s-more-than-just-her-looks Lolo Carmichael (Elise Poehling).
Monica Bedi is the interesting one of the pair here; imagine being a Bollywood starlet who throws in your lot with bomb-flinging extortionists.
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Definition of starlet for English Language Learners
: a young movie actress
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