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adj. star·ri·er, star·ri·est
1. Marked or set with stars or starlike objects.
2. Shining or glittering like stars.
3. Shaped like a star.
4. Illuminated by stars; starlit.
5. Of, relating to, or coming from the stars; stellar.

star′ri·ness n.
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adj, -rier or -riest
1. filled, covered with, or illuminated by stars
2. (Astronomy) of, like, or relating to a star or stars
ˈstarrily adv
ˈstarriness n
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(ˈstɑr i)

adj. -ri•er, -ri•est.
1. abounding with stars: a starry night.
2. of, pertaining to, or proceeding from the stars.
3. of the nature of or consisting of stars: starry worlds.
4. star-shaped; stellate.
5. shining like stars.
star′ri•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.starry - abounding with or resembling stars; "a starry night"; "starry illumination"
starless - not starry; having no stars or starlike objects; "dark starless nights"
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مُرَصَّع بالنُّجوم
stjörnubjartur; bjartur, blikandi


[ˈstɑːrɪ] ADJ (starrier (compar) (starriest (superl))) → sembrado de estrellas
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[ˈstɑːri] adj [sky] → étoilé(e)starry-eyed [ˌstɑːriˈaɪd] adj
(= idealistic) → idéaliste
(= innocent) → innocent(e)
(from wonder)éberlué(e)
(from love)éperdument amoureux/euseStars and Stripes npl
the Stars and Stripes → la bannière étoiléestar sign nsigne m du zodiaque
What star sign are you?
BUT De quel signe êtes-vous?.Star-Spangled Banner n
the Star-Spangled Banner → la bannière étoilée
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adj (+er) nightstern(en)klar; eyesstrahlend, leuchtend; starry skySternenhimmel m
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[ˈstɑːrɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → stellato/a
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(staː) noun
1. the fixed bodies in the sky, which are really distant suns. The Sun is a star, and the Earth is one of its planets.
2. any of the bodies in the sky appearing as points of light. The sky was full of stars.
3. an object, shape or figure with a number of pointed rays, usually five or six, often used as a means of marking quality etc. The teacher stuck a gold star on the child's neat exercise book; a four-star hotel.
4. a leading actor or actress or other well-known performer eg in sport etc. a film/television star; a football star; (also adjective) She has had many star rôles in films.
verbpast tense, past participle starred
1. to play a leading role in a play, film etc. She has starred in two recent films.
2. (of a film etc) to have (a certain actor etc) as its leading performer. The film starred Elvis Presley.
ˈstardom noun
the state of being a famous performer. to achieve stardom.
ˈstarry adjective
full of or shining like stars. a starry night; starry eyes.
ˈstarfish noun
a type of small sea creature with five points as arms.


a juicy, yellow, oblong, tropical fruit, which, when cut across, is start-shaped.
ˈstarlight noun
the light from the stars.
ˈstarlit adjective
bright with stars. a starlit night.
star turn
the most successful or spectacular performance or item (in a show etc). The acrobats were the star turn of the evening.
see stars
to see flashes of light as a result of a hard blow on the head.
thank one's lucky stars
to be grateful for one's good luck.
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References in classic literature ?
Nor when expandingly lifted by your subject, can you fail to trace out great whales in the starry heavens, and boats in pursuit of them; as when long filled with thoughts of war the Eastern nations saw armies locked in battle among the clouds.
In the gap between the parted curtains there was a new light shining; not the dim gray twilight of Nature, but a pure and starry radiance, a pale, unearthly light.
Grant lovely song and celebrate the holy race of the deathless gods who are for ever, those that were born of Earth and starry Heaven and gloomy Night and them that briny Sea did rear.
The night was dark but starry, the road showed black in the snow that had fallen the previous day- the day of the battle.
I saw more things on that starry night, by that blood-red glare, than I have told you in their order, and more things than I shall tell you now.
But I'd travel faster with you just the same, was what he wanted to blurt out, as he caught a vision of a world without end of sunlit spaces and starry voids through which he drifted with her, his arm around her, her pale gold hair blowing about his face.
Obviously it was a vain hope in 187- to see the ladies of a royal household walk in chequered sunshine, with baskets of linen on their heads, to the banks of a clear stream overhung by the starry fronds of palm-trees.
They were in hopes now, but their hope was of but short duration, and at night again thick clouds hid the starry vault from all eyes.
That departed wise one had believed that the Red One came from out of the starry night, else why--so his argument had run--had the old and forgotten ones passed his name down as the Star-Born?
"Rose-leaf complexion -- starry violet eyes -- raven hair -- yes, she has them all.
The night, however, was cold at this height, and clear and starry.
Symptoms of a Storm.--The Country of the Moon.--The Future of the African Continent.--The Last Machine of all.--A View of the Country at Sunset.-- Flora and Fauna.--The Tempest.--The Zone of Fire.--The Starry Heavens.