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STELLAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stellar mean? 

STELLAR (adjective)
  The adjective STELLAR has 2 senses:

1. indicating the most important performer or role
2. being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

  Familiarity information: STELLAR used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STELLAR (adjective)


Sense 1stellar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Indicating the most important performer or role

Synonyms:

leading; prima; star; starring; stellar

Context examples:

the leading man / prima ballerina / prima donna / a star figure skater / the starring role / a stellar role / a stellar performance

Similar:

major (of greater importance or stature or rank)


Sense 2stellar [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

astral; stellar

Context examples:

an astral body / stellar light

Pertainym:

star ((astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior)


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