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rock star

Syllabification: rock star

Definition of rock star in English:

noun

1A famous and successful singer or performer of rock music: a teen-idol rock star
More example sentences
  • It's easy to build documentaries around rock stars: they're generally photogenic and accustomed to baring their souls to strangers.
  • In a Los Angeles hotelroom a burnt-out rock star remembers his past.
  • We were raised on television to believe that we'd all be millionaires, movie gods, rock stars, but we won't.
1.1A person treated as a celebrity, especially in inspiring fanatical admiration: she was a total rock star with paparazzi chasing her [as modifier]: the athletes get full rock star treatment
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  • Dali will always be the egotistical rock star of 20th century painting.
  • He consumes memory pills and dreams of being the rock star of the Scrabble world.
  • Does he believe chefs are going to be the rock stars of the new millennium?

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