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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sterry, equivalent to star +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑː.ɹi/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːɹi

AdjectiveEdit

starry (comparative starrier, superlative starriest)

  1. Having stars visible.
    Alyssa stared out of her window at the starry night sky.
  2. Resembling or shaped like a star.
    • 1904, Flora and Sylva (volume 2, page 90)
      An old shrub long grown in gardens for its irregular yellow flowers of peculiar starry shape, coming from October to December.
  3. Full of stars or celebrities; star-studded.
    Despite a starry cast, the film performed poorly at the box office.

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