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or star-struck  (stär′strŭk′)
Fascinated by or exhibiting a fascination with famous people.
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completely overawed by someone's celebrity status
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captivated by famous people or by fame itself.
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[ˈstɑːrstrʌk] adjen admiration (devant ses idoles)
a starstruck teenager → un adolescent en admiration devant ses idolesstar-studded [ˈstɑːrstʌdɪd] adj [cast, premiere] → prestigieux/euse; [show, event] → à la distribution prestigieusestar system n
(ASTRONOMY)système m stellaire
(CINEMA)star-system m
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[USA], Jun 23 (ANI): We all get star-struck when we get a chance to meet our favourite actors.
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JONNY May spent a fortnight of his summer break at the Michael Johnson Performance centre in Texas and was left star-struck by sprint star English Gardner.
I have to admit I was star-struck when I met Stephen Hawking in 2016 just before he received a Pride of Britain award.
Pfeiffer admitted she was"completely star-struck" when she met the 82-year-old screen legend.
CALLUM PATERSON readily admits he was star-struck by the bright lights of Anfield and the Liverpool legends on display the last time Hearts were in Europe.
You always saw them about the place and were star-struck if your paths crossed.
Purple Thistle WE walk under Summer's last fiery blaze Trail defeated legs through the shabby days, But between ears of corn and sheafy frond Your purple crown has been proudly donned; Underpinned and guarded by spine and prickle To ward off careless suitors fickle, A star-struck globe, a violet star To tempt the thrumming bee from afar; What further witness need we bear To display the honour of the narrowing year?
Fans were left star-struck when the 41-year-old star made a surprise appearance while 150 of his personal items went under the hammer for charity at Bonhams, in central London.
LOS ANGELES -- A trial at which Tom Hanks was a juror collapsed after a "star-struck" prosecutor spoke to the Oscar-winning actor, breaching jury tampering rules, officials said Thursday.
The next time I see him, I will (say something) but I think I was just too star-struck," she reveals.
DERRICK Williams is targeting a Villa Park debut after admitting he was "star-struck" on his Premier League bow.