starstruck

adjective star·struck \ -ˌstrək \

Definition of starstruck

: particularly taken with celebrities (such as movie stars)

Examples of starstruck in a Sentence

  1. She stared at him in starstruck awe.

  2. I know she's famous, but try not to act starstruck when you meet her.

First Known Use of starstruck

1938


STARSTRUCK Defined for English Language Learners

starstruck

adjective

Definition of starstruck for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing great interest in and admiration for famous people


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