a large ball of burning gas in space that we see as a point of light in the sky at night
There was a big moon and hundreds of stars were shining overhead.
Sirius is the brightest star in the sky.
We camped out under the stars .
an object, a decoration, a mark, etc., usually with five or six points, whose shape represents a star
a horse with a white star on its forehead
a sheriff's star
I've put a star by the names of the girls in the class.
a four-star general
mark of quality
a mark that represents a star and tells you how good sth is, especially a hotel or restaurant
三星级 / 四星级 / 五星级饭店
What star rating does this restaurant have?
a famous and excellent singer, performer, sports player, etc.
pop/rock/Hollywood, etc. stars
a football/tennis, etc. star
He's so good─I'm sure he'll be a big star.
She acts well but she hasn't got star quality .
The best models receive star treatment .
a person who has the main part, or one of the main parts, in a film/movie, play, etc.
She was the star of many popular television series.
The star of the show was a young Italian singer.
the star role/part
best of group
often used before another noun
a person or thing that is the best of a group
a star student
Paula is the star of the class.
He was the star performer at the championships.
The star prize is a weekend for two in Paris.
The monkey was the star attraction (= the best or most popular act) at the show.
used to show that you feel very grateful for sth that sb has done or that you think they are wonderful
Thanks! You're a star!
influence on sb's future
a description of what sb thinks is going to happen to sb in the future, based on the position of the stars and planets when they were born
Do you read your stars in the paper?
to see flashes of light in front of your eyes, usually because you have been hit on the head
if sb has stars in their eyes , they have dreams of becoming famous, especially as an entertainer
to try to be successful at sth that is difficult
to feel very grateful and lucky about sth
在电影 / 戏剧中扮演角色
perform in movie/play
to have one of the main parts in a film/movie, play, etc.
She starred opposite Cary Grant in ‘Bringing up Baby’.
No one has yet been chosen for the starring role (= the main part) .
if a film/movie, play, etc. stars sb, that person has one of the main parts
a movie starring Tom Cruise and Demi Moore
The studio wants to star her in a sequel to last year's hit.
mark with symbol
to put a symbol shaped like a star (called an asterisk ) next to a word, etc. in order to make people notice it
Treat all the sections that have been starred as priority.
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
近义词: star topology
a star-shaped character * used in printing
(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
a performer who receives prominent billing
an actor who plays a principal role
a plane figure with 5 or more points;often used as an emblem
mark with an asterisk
- Linguists star unacceptable sentences
be the star in a performance
feature as the star
- The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man