Definition of falling star in English:

falling star

Syllabification: fall·ing star


  • A meteor or shooting star.
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    • But on the night of November 27, 1872, night-watchers were startled by a sudden and a very magnificent display of falling stars or meteors, of which there had been no previous forecast…
    • I've seen falling stars and meteors; and this was definitely a UFO.
    • The large meteors that resemble falling stars and leave a bright tail in their wake are called fireballs.

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