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
Country-pop superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw keep changing things up — in at least one way — on their ongoing SOUL2SOUL World Tour.
Teachers in private schools, in contrast, are portrayed as superstars, selfless, highly motivated and devoted.
Baritone Nathan Keoughan takes on the progressive-rock superstar Pink.
FSU must replace superstar Dalvin Cook, but true freshman and former five-star recruit Cam Akers has the talent to make a big immediate impact, and junior Jacques Patrick was productive as Cook's backup last year.
Will can be forgiven for reinventing the greatest playwright in history as a dope-smoking, glam-rock superstar.
Lately, superstar singers have been spending their solo efforts on credibility-boosting concept albums—and outsourcing the manufacture of pure radio bait to a select group of superproducers who specialize in splashy collaborations.
In a new PSA in support of public education, the superstar shows up to Walter Reed Middle School in Hollywood to talk to kids about their futures.
Nothing beats private time with bae and superstars like Tom Hanks and Oprah on a rich person’s fabulous, private sea vessel.
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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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