superstar

noun su·per·star \ ˈsü-pər-ˌstär \

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

superstardom

play \-dəm\ noun

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First Known Use of superstar

1914


SUPERSTAR Defined for English Language Learners

superstar

noun

Definition of superstar for English Language Learners

  • : an extremely famous and successful performer, athlete, etc.



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