Definition of "starship" [starship]

  • A crewed spacecraft designed for interstellar travel. (noun)

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Use "starship" in a sentence
  • ""That's what this starship is all about; that's why we're aboard her.""
  • "In particular, Kirk's inquiry about what God needs with a starship is legitimately classic line and a key bit of Star Trek theology (on which more below)."
  • "When a weak distress signal from a long-lost starship is received by a merchant on the edge of known space, Hansen grasps its significance at once and informs Cheveldeoff."