Synonyms of star in English:



  • 1 the sky was full of stars
    celestial body, heavenly body, sun;
    asteroid, planet, planetoid
    literary orb
  • 2 (stars) what do my stars say?
    horoscope, forecast, augury
    dated nativity
  • 3 the stars of the film
    principal, leading lady, leading man, lead, female lead, male lead, hero, heroine
    [Antonyms] extra
  • 4 a star of the world of chess
    [Antonyms] nobody
  • adjective

    Back to top  
  • 1 Elinor was a star pupil
    brilliant, talented, gifted, able, bright, brainy, clever, masterly, consummate, precocious
    informal genius
    [Antonyms] poor
  • 2 the star attraction
    [Antonyms] insignificant
  • Word links

    astral, sidereal, stellar relating to stars
    astro- related prefix, as in astrophysics
    sidero-1 related prefix, as in siderostat
    astronomy study of stars
    astrometry measurement of stars
    uranography describing and mapping of stars

    Definition of star in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day oleaginous
    Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
    rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily