Definition of hitch one's wagon to a star in English:

hitch one's wagon to a star

  • Try to succeed by forming a relationship with someone who is already successful.
    More example sentences
    • Ginny had to learn a lesson - to hitch her wagon to a star, but not to lose sight of the job at hand.
    • But much better things are coming, and I'd rather hitch my wagon to a star than to a toad.
    • At an early age she decided to hitch her wagon to a star and become rich and famous.
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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody