stars Definition

  • 1a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun
  • 2a famous or exceptionally talented performer in the world of entertainment or sports

Using stars: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "stars" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The stars twinkled in the clear night sky.

  • Example

    She became a movie star after her first film.

  • Example

    He is one of the biggest stars in the music industry.

  • Example

    The team's star player was injured during the game.

stars Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for stars

Idioms Using stars

  • to be grateful for one's good fortune


    I thank my lucky stars that I found my lost wallet.

  • outdoors at night, under the open sky


    They had a romantic dinner under the stars.

  • wish upon a star

    to make a wish, often for good luck or success, while looking at a star


    She closed her eyes and wished upon a star for her dream to come true.

Phrases with stars

  • to aim for something very ambitious or difficult


    She always encouraged her children to reach for the stars and pursue their dreams.

  • to experience a sensation of flashing lights caused by a blow to the head or other injury


    He got hit on the head and saw stars for a few seconds.

  • to set one's goals or ambitions very high


    The company is shooting for the stars with its new product line.


Summary: stars in Brief

The term 'stars' [stɑːz] refers to fixed luminous points in the night sky, as well as famous or exceptionally talented performers. Examples include 'The stars twinkled in the clear night sky.' and 'He is one of the biggest stars in the music industry.' Phrases like 'reach for the stars' and idioms like 'thank one's lucky stars' extend the meaning to ambition and gratitude.