Synonyms of star


1. star, celestial body, heavenly body

usage: (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

2. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz, expert

usage: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

3. star, celestial body, heavenly body

usage: any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night

4. star, principal, lead, actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player

usage: an actor who plays a principal role

5. star, plane figure, two-dimensional figure

usage: a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem

6. headliner, star, performer, performing artist

usage: a performer who receives prominent billing

7. asterisk, star, character, grapheme, graphic symbol

usage: a star-shaped character * used in printing

8. star topology, star, topology, network topology

usage: the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub


1. star, have, feature

usage: feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

2. star, perform, execute, do

usage: be the star in a performance

3. star, asterisk, mark

usage: mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"


1. leading(predicate), prima(predicate), star(predicate), starring(predicate), stellar(prenominal), major (vs. minor)

usage: indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"

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Definition and meaning of star (Dictionary)