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Definition of "starlet" [starlet]

  • A small star. (noun)
  • A young film actress publicized as a future star. (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.

Use "starlet" in a sentence
  • "Like the title starlet, this movie can't figure out what it wants to be."
  • "It certainly looks like the risque franchise might flirt with the Disney icon — the young starlet is rumored to be making a cameo in 2010′s SATC sequel."
  • "Miley Cyrus has been granted a temporary restraining order against a CooCoo For Cocoa Puffs middle-aged stalker who claims the teen starlet is his “secret wife.”"