Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “starstarfruit”

starstarfruit

noun /staː/
the fixed bodies in the sky, which are really distant suns
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
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
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
a film/television star a football star (also adjective) She has had many star rôles in films.
stardom noun the state of being a famous performer
His aim had always been to achieve stardom.
starry adjective full of or shining like stars
a starry night starry eyes.
starfish noun a type of small sea creature with five points as arms.
a juicy, yellow, oblong, tropical fruit, which, when cut across, is start-shaped.
starlight noun the light from the stars.
starlit adjective bright with stars
a starlit night.
star turn the most successful or spectacular performance or item (in a show etc)
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.
thank one’s lucky stars to be grateful for one’s good luck
He thanked his lucky stars that he had just managed to catch the last train.
(Definition of starstarfruit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More