Definition of superstar
1 : a star (as in sports or the movies) who is considered extremely talented, has great public appeal, and can usually command a high salary
2 : one that is very prominent or is a prime attraction a diplomatic superstar
superstardomplay \-dəm\ noun
Recent Examples of superstar from the Web
The son of the late reggae superstar Bob Marley is one of 20 investors who acquired a 60 percent stake in High Times, its digital media platforms and its increasingly popular Cannabis Cup trade shows.
No superstar has ever joined a team as dominant and established as Golden State.
Even though Klay Thompson is struggling to shoot, Draymond Green's overall brilliance and Kevin Durant's superstar scoring have carried the Warriors to a perfect playoff record.
Saturday marks the date of Baker's birth in 1906 in St. Louis and early roots of the woman still lauded as one of the most dynamic performers who made headlines around the world as the first black international superstar.
These popular teaching storylines thwart the call for systemic change by suggesting a few superstars can fix the system’s problems single-handedly.
Always an admirer of Roger Federer, Komis saw the tennis superstar up close.
Chip Gaines, one half of the superstar couple on HGTV's Fixer Upper, is about to make his second mark on the literary world.
Furthermore -- no matter which price point -- three NXT superstars walk around ringside (pre-show), signing autographs and posing for photos.
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First Known Use of superstar
SUPERSTAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superstar for English Language Learners
: an extremely famous and successful performer, athlete, etc.
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