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Definition of "starry" [star•ry]

  • Marked or set with stars or starlike objects. (adjective)
  • Shining or glittering like stars. (adjective)
  • Shaped like a star. (adjective)
  • Illuminated by stars; starlit. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or coming from the stars; stellar. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "starry" in a sentence
  • ""Must be allowed to be what they call a starry night for a ramble," admitted the mate, trying to find speech to fit the occasion."
  • "I have been called a starry eyed worshipper often enough for my support of Obama, but he had a competitive organization."
  • "The so-called starry dogfish bears young the most frequently; in other words it bears twice a month."