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Definition of "stargazer" [star•gaz•er]

  • Informal An astronomer. (noun)
  • An astrologer. (noun)
  • A daydreamer. (noun)
  • Any of various bottom-dwelling marine percoid fishes of the families Uranoscopidae and Dactyloscopidae, having eyes on the top of the head. (noun)

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.

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