Definition of starry
Examples of starry in a Sentence
the starry light of the firmament on a clear night
had the starry idea the Western military forces would waltz in there and put an end to rivalries that have been raging for hundreds of years
Recent Examples of starry from the Web
Guests will don colorful cocktail attire, devour tasty bites and sip their way through a starry evening.
A chic starry design fit for the Fourth of July and beyond.
Not all Chinese stock markets have posted starry returns of late.
Macron’s ascendancy appears all the more starry when compared to the volley of political convulsions in neighboring Britain.
A summer in Baltimore is not complete without warm weather, starry nights, lawn chairs, and an outdoor movie — and, of course, popcorn.
Khaled has been bragging about his starry Grateful guest lineup for some months now.
Not enough people go out on nice starry night and look up.
Laikin was presumed to be just the latest starry-eyed mark from elsewhere—a sheep among wolves, awaiting the ritual fleecing.
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First Known Use of starry
STARRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of starry for English Language Learners
: full of stars
: having a shape like a star
: including many famous actors, athletes, etc.
STARRY Defined for Kids
Definition of starry for Students
1 : full of stars starry heavens
2 : shining like stars starry eyes
3 : having parts arranged like a star The spokes of the cogwheel stood out in starry rays … — Mary Norton, The Borrowers
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