starred: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (stärd), [key]
— adj.
  1. set or studded with or as with stars.
  2. decorated with a star, as of an order.
  3. marked with a starlike figure or spot, esp. an asterisk.
  4. (of a form or construction) ungrammatical or otherwise unacceptable: so called because of the convention of placing an asterisk before such a form. Cf.(def. 2).
  5. (of a form) hypothetical or reconstructed, but unattested. Cf.(def. 3).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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