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
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.
After the kids had gone to bed the first night, my friend and I stayed up pretty late sampling the handiwork of Canada’s finer breweries while enjoying the spectacularly starry night sky.
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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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