star turn
noun Date: 1898 chiefly British the featured skit or number in a theatrical production; broadly the most widely publicized person or item in a group

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • star turn — star turns N COUNT: usu the N in sing The star turn of a performance or show is the main item, or the one that is considered to be the most interesting or exciting. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • star turn — n BrE the most successful person in a group of people of the same type, especially the most successful actor, musician, or sports player …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • star turn — noun count the most successful performer or performance in a show, especially the one that most people want to see …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • star turn — ► NOUN ▪ the principal act or performer in a programme …   English terms dictionary

  • star turn — noun chiefly Britain : the featured skit or number in a theatrical production; broadly : the most widely publicized person or item in a group * * * 1. the leading performer or act in a play, review, film, or the like. 2. a bravura performance by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • star turn — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms star turn : singular star turn plural star turns the most successful performer or performance in a show, especially the one that most people want to see …   English dictionary

  • star turn — /ˈsta tɜn/ (say stah tern) noun 1. a performance which is famously outstanding for itself or for having taken place in a very famous place: she couldn t hope to match last year s star turn at the Opera House. 2. the most outstanding performance… …   Australian English dictionary

  • star turn — 1. the leading performer or act in a play, review, film, or the like. 2. a bravura performance by a featured player or act. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • star turn — noun the act giving the most heralded or impressive performance in a programme …   English new terms dictionary

  • star-turn —  Most important person in a performance, event, etc …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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