Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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all-star made up entirely of superior performers. [2 definitions]
binary star two stars orbiting around a common center of gravity and often appearing as one to the unaided sight or through a telescope; double star.
Bronze Star a U.S. military medal given for heroic or outstanding achievement in ground combat.
costar one of two or more lead performers in the same presentation. [3 definitions]
Dog Star Sirius.
dwarf star a star of relatively small size and low mass and luminosity. (See white dwarf.)
evening star a bright planet, esp. Venus, seen in the western sky at or soon after sunset.
falling star a meteor; shooting star.
five-star having a rating of five stars out of five, conventionally the highest rating a hotel, restaurant, or the like receives from professional critics.
fixed star any star that appears to be in a fixed position relative to other stars.
four-star describing a general or admiral whose insignia carries four stars. [2 definitions]
giant star a star of great mass and luminosity.
gold star a small golden star displayed as a sign that someone in one's family or organization has been killed in war. [2 definitions]
morning star any bright planet, esp. Venus, visible in the eastern sky just before or at dawn.
movie star a movie actor who has attained celebrity and usu. plays lead roles in movies.
neutron star an extremely dense star, composed mostly of neutrons, with very powerful gravitational attraction.
North Star Polaris.
rock star a performer of rock-'n'-roll music who has gained great popularity and fame; rock-'n'-roll star.
shooting star a chunk of extraterrestrial matter that burns up as it enters the earth's atmosphere; meteor. [2 definitions]
Star Chamber a former English tribunal, composed of royal councillors, that became notorious for its secret sessions, arbitrary judgments, and severe punishments. [2 definitions]