starstruck

adjective star·struck \ ˈstär-ˌstrək \
|Updated on: 27 Jun 2018

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.

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First Known Use of starstruck

1938

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Definition of starstruck for English Language Learners

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


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