Translation of "star" - English-Spanish dictionary

star

noun uk /stɑːr/ us /stɑr/

A2 a ball of burning gases that you see as a small point of light in the sky at night

estrella

A2 a famous singer, actor, sportsman/sportswoman, etc.

estrella
a pop star

A2 a shape that has five or more points

estrella
verb uk /stɑːr/ us /stɑr/ present participle starring, past tense and past participle starred

B1 to be the main person in a movie, play, etc.

estar protagonizado por, aparecer como protagonista
a movie starring Julia Roberts

(Translation of “star” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

starstarfruit

noun, noun /staː/

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

estrellas
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

estrellas
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

estrella
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

estrella de cine
(also adjective) She has had many star rôles in films.
stardom noun

the state of being a famous performer

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

full of or shining like stars

estrellado
a starry night
starry eyes.
starfish noun

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

estrella de mar

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

fruta estrella
starlight noun

the light from the stars

luz de las estrellas
a romantic dinner under starlight.
starlit adjective

bright with stars

estrellado
a starlit night.
star sign noun

one of the twelve signs of the zodiac.

Signo Del Zodiaco
star turn noun

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

estrella de turno
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.

ver las estrellas
thank one’s lucky stars

to be grateful for one’s good luck

agradecer la suerte
He thanked his lucky stars that he had just managed to catch the last train.

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