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superstar Syllabification: su·per·star
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌstär/

Definition of superstar in English:


A high-profile and extremely successful performer or athlete.
Example sentences
  • All those who used to make a living by imitating superstars have become film stars in their own right.
  • Athletes, the new superstars, tie their performance to a myriad of deals and marketing that makes them a part of our everyday existence, even if we aren't fans.
  • Examples are as prevalent as the desire of Hollywood to promote television teens into blockbuster superstars.


Example sentences
  • But it wasn't until later in the '70s, with the arrival of Halloween and the true rebirth of the mainstream horror film, that the banshee babe was given another shot at superstardom.
  • But the most interesting thing is how some, if not all, of the comedians shown here have managed to maintain their fame and celebrity over the years, while others shot to superstardom only to burn out far too quickly.
  • Playing in an intimate club setting, far from the celebrated status of their rising superstardom, the group appears happy to be minstreling for these rather passive Parisians.
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