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stargazer

Syllabification: star·gaz·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstärˌɡāzər
 
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Definition of stargazer in English:

noun

1 informal An astronomer or astrologer.
Example sentences
  • The telescopes will be available to the public on the first Friday of every month to give fledgling stargazers an insight into astronomy.
  • One of the stargazers was solar astronomer, Professor John Parkinson, from Sheffield Hallam University in England.
  • Astronomers, astronauts, and old-fashioned stargazers will be on hand to help them explore the romance of the night sky.
1.1A daydreamer.
Example sentences
  • Dream chaser, stargazer, that's what I am and I've always known I'd come back home when I found my journey's end.
  • We would, stargazers predicted 10 years ago, control our computers by speaking to them: ‘Find me everything on daft predictions about speech recognition.’
  • My teacher could not have understood it, for he was merely a stargazer and not a man of the art of languages.
2A fish of warm seas that normally lies buried in the sand with only its eyes, which are on top of the head, protruding.
Example sentences
  • Dactyloscopids derive their common name, sand stargazers, from their eyes, which protrude from the tops of their heads, sometimes on stalks.
  • A closely related Mediterranean fish, with similar characteristics and uses, is Uranoscopus scaber, the stargazer, so called because its eyes look upwards even more markedly than those of the weevers.
  • Emperor shrimp danced over sea cucumbers' backs and stargazers gazed into the blackness with their sad smiles.

Derivatives

stargaze

1
verb
Example sentences
  • Take 43-year-old Linda Ransome - by day she is an IT consultant, but by night she can still be found stargazing.
  • We lay on the drive stargazing and saw a shooting star.
  • Or spend a more subdued evening stargazing through the telescope in your suite before getting cozy in front of the wood-burning fireplace.

Words that rhyme with stargazer

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