the evening star

Definition of the evening star

  1. :  the planet Venus when it can be seen in the western sky at sunset or just after sunset

Word by Word Definitions

eveningplay
  1. :  the latter part and close of the day and early part of the night

    :  afternoon

    :  the period from sunset or the evening meal to bedtime

  1. :  suitable for formal or semiformal evening social occasions

starplay
  1. :  a natural luminous body visible in the sky especially at night

    :  a self-luminous gaseous spheroidal celestial body of great mass which produces energy by means of nuclear fusion reactions

    :  a waxing or waning fortune or fame

  1. :  to sprinkle or adorn with stars

    :  to mark with a star as being preeminent

    :  to mark with an asterisk

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a star

    :  of outstanding excellence :  preeminent


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up the evening star? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!