Starlike
Starlike Star"like` (-l[imac]k`), a. 1. Resembling a star; stellated; radiated like a star; as, starlike flowers. [1913 Webster]

2. Shining; bright; illustrious. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The having turned many to righteousness shall confer a starlike and immortal brightness. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • starlike — [stär′līk΄] adj. 1. like a star in brilliance 2. star shaped; having radial points …   English World dictionary

  • starlike — adj 1. stellate, stelliform, stellular, star shaped, astral, starry; radiate. 2. shining, bright, brilliant, illuminated, alight, light, lit, lighted; white, aureate, radiant, irradiant, lambent, resplendent, beaming, beamy; dazzling, fulgent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • starlike — adjective resembling a star they saw a starlike object in the sky • Similar to: ↑starry …   Useful english dictionary

  • starlike — adjective see star I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • starlike — /stahr luyk /, adj. 1. of the shape of or like a star. 2. shining like a star. 3. Also, star shaped. Math. (of a set with respect to a point) having the property that the line segment connecting a given point and any other point in a region lies… …   Universalium

  • starlike — adjective a) Resembling a star, especially in shape b) Resembling or characteristic of a celebrity or leading actor …   Wiktionary

  • starlike — Synonyms and related words: aglow, beaming, beamy, blushing, bright and sunny, burning, candescent, flushing, gleaming, gleamy, glinting, glowing, illuminant, incandescent, irradiative, lamping, light as day, luciferous, lucific, luciform,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • starlike — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shining, radiant, shiny; see bright 1 , shimmering …   English dictionary for students

  • starlike — adj. star shaped, resembling a star; shining like a star …   English contemporary dictionary

  • starlike — /ˈstalaɪk/ (say stahluyk) adjective 1. star shaped. 2. shining like a star. {star + like} …   Australian English dictionary

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