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megastar

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛɡəstɑː
 
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Definition of megastar in English:

noun

informal
A very famous person in the world of entertainment or sport.
Example sentences
  • All this, while turning stars into superstars and megastars, while making the good look great and the average look good, has also created a mass of sports fans craving for intimate details of sports stars/idols.
  • The audience listened to what the superstar and the megastar had to say in rapt attention, though it was a much-seen ‘you scratch my back, I scratch yours’.
  • We did not pick a megastar, a great sports figure or anyone with a lot of flash.

Derivatives

megastardom

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Since every viewer knows that 8 Mile is based on the life of the man who plays its hero, megastar rapper Eminem, we duly assume that Rabbit is also headed for megastardom.
  • He was tipped for megastardom but, unlike his two legendary disciples, he all but disappeared, sidetracked by drink and drugs, botched love affairs and a lusty appetite for violence.
  • Fortunately, Crowe's ascent to megastardom has brought at least one of these forgotten films out on DVD for us to enjoy belatedly.

Words that rhyme with megastar

lodestarsunstar

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