Definition of star turn in English:

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noun

  • The person or act that gives the most heralded or impressive performance in a programme: he was stopped by the arrival on stage of the star turn she was the star turn of the night
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    • As Mrs Conway, Penelope Keith gives a star turn, not a performance - largely because she appears unable to risk not getting a laugh or appearing unsympathetic.
    • There's even a star turn from a dog for those who find the human actors hard to take.
    • The film would be merely a showpiece however, a star turn for its lead actor, if the script did not successfully balance Whale's story with those of Clay Boone and Hannah.

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