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starlet

Syllabification: star·let
Pronunciation: /ˈstärlət
 
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Definition of starlet in English:

noun

informal
A young actress with aspirations to become a star: a Hollywood starlet
More example sentences
  • The film industry too has a seen an increase in number of actresses and starlets.
  • ‘We are here to identify the potential in you,’ Gautam Pavate, choreographer, promised the young stars and starlets, who had enthusiastically signed up for the summer workshop.
  • She accurately told the FBI that Welles was broke and that he was cheating on his wife, the beautiful movie star Rita Hayworth, with a string of starlets and showgirls.

Words that rhyme with starlet

scarlet, Scarlett, starlit, varlet

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