the evening star

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the evening star

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : afternoon

  3. : the period from sunset or the evening meal to bedtime

  1. : suitable for formal or semiformal evening social occasions

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

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

  3. : a planet or a configuration of the planets that is held in astrology to influence one's destiny or fortune

  1. : to sprinkle or adorn with stars

  2. : to mark with a star as being preeminent

  3. : to mark with an asterisk

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

  2. : of outstanding excellence : preeminent


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