film starnoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɪlm ˌstɑːr/ us /ˈfɪlm ˌstɑːr/ mainly UK US usually movie star
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- Often on TV or in magazines we see the rich and famous: successful film stars, singers, and sports people.
- Perhaps that’s why the rise of the film star made makeup more popular.
- There, bathed in light amid the surrounding gloom, like a film star in a disk of brightness, sat Scout Harris upon a grocery box surrounded by fallen sandwiches and with a goodly bowl securely held between his diminutive knees.