Translation of "star" - English-French dictionary

star

noun countablestar /stɑr/
a shining ball of gas that we see in the sky at night
étoile feminine

Look, the stars are out.
Regarde, on voit les étoiles.
a famous person, such as a singer, actor, etc.
vedette feminine , star feminine

His dream was to be a star one day.
Son rêve était d'être un jour une vedette/star.
the leading actor, singer, etc. in a show
vedette feminine

the star of a Broadway musical
la vedette d'une comédie musicale de Broadway
the person who is best at sth in a group
meilleur/-eure (adj)

our star pupil
notre meilleur élève
a shape with at least five pointed parts
étoile feminine

a gold star on my homework
un bon point pour mes devoirs

star

verb transitive-intransitivestar /stɑr/ ( starring, starred )
to be the main actor, singer, etc. in a show
être la vedette , tenir le rôle principal

He's starred in three movies this year.
Il a été la vedette de / a tenu le rôle principal dans trois films cette année.

(Translation of “star” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

starstarfruit

noun /staː/

the fixed bodies in the sky, which are really distant suns

étoile
The Sun is a star, and the Earth is one of its planets.

any of the bodies in the sky appearing as points of light

étoile
The sky was full of stars.

an object, shape or figure with a number of pointed rays, usually five or six, often used as a means of marking quality etc

étoile
The teacher stuck a gold star on the child’s neat exercise book
a four-star hotel.

a leading actor or actress or other well-known performer eg in sport etc

vedette
(also adjective) She has had many star rôles in films.
stardom noun

the state of being a famous performer

célébrité
His aim had always been to achieve stardom.
starry adjective

full of or shining like stars

étoilé; étincelant
a starry night
starry eyes.
starfish noun

a type of small sea creature with five points as arms.

étoile de mer

a juicy, yellow, oblong, tropical fruit, which, when cut across, is start-shaped.

carambole
starlight noun

the light from the stars.

lumière des étoiles
starlit adjective

bright with stars

étoilé
a starlit night.
star turn

the most successful or spectacular performance or item (in a show etc)

vedette
The acrobats were the star turn of the evening.
see stars

to see flashes of light as a result of a hard blow on the head.

voir trente-six chandelles
thank one’s lucky stars

to be grateful for one’s good luck

bénir son étoile (de ce que)
He thanked his lucky stars that he had just managed to catch the last train.

star

verb (past tense, past participle starred)

(of a film etc) to have (a certain actor etc) as its leading performer

avoir pour vedette
The film starred Elvis Presley.

(Translation of “starstarfruit” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)