Definition of starlet in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɑːlɪt/


1 informal A young actress with aspirations to become a star: a Hollywood starlet
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  • The film industry too has a seen an increase in number of actresses and starlets.
  • ‘We are here to identify the potential in you,’ Gautam Pavate, choreographer, promised the young stars and starlets, who had enthusiastically signed up for the summer workshop.
  • She accurately told the FBI that Welles was broke and that he was cheating on his wife, the beautiful movie star Rita Hayworth, with a string of starlets and showgirls.
1.1A promising young sports player.
Example sentences
  • Still only 19 years old, Ronaldo has gone from promising starlet to lethal player since the turn of the year.
  • We have shortlisted four of the most promising starlets in the region, one of whom will become the inaugural MEN Young Athlete of the Year.
  • But, when it comes down to it, Manchester City have got one of football's brightest starlets in their ranks and Shaun Wright-Philips will be the man to give them the edge over the Riverside club on Sunday.
2 another term for cushion star.
Example sentences
  • Your tank could be overrun with tiny starlets!

Words that rhyme with starlet

scarlet, Scarlett, starlit, varlet

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Line breaks: star|let

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