Starry

  • 1 starry — starry, stellar, astral, sidereal can mean of, referring to, or suggestive of a star or group of stars. Starry is the ordinary nontechnical term, capable of being used in reference to stars of various kinds (as the celestial bodies known as stars …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Starry — Star ry (st[aum]r r[y^]), a. 1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. Above the starry sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary; as, starry light; starry flame. [1913 Webster] Do not… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 starry — late 14c., from STAR (Cf. star) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Starry eyed unrealistically optimistic is attested from 1884; earlier descriptive of bright eyes …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 starry — index stellar Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 starry — ► ADJECTIVE (starrier, starriest) 1) full of or lit by stars. 2) informal relating to stars in entertainment …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 starry — [stär′ē] adj. starrier, starriest 1. set or marked with stars 2. shining like stars; bright 3. shaped like a star 4. lighted by or full of stars 5. of or coming from the stars 6. of, from, or like s …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 starry — adjective /ˈstɑː.ɹi/ a) Having stars visible. Starry starry night, Portraits hung in empty halls, Frameless heads on nameless walls, With eyes that watch the world and cant forget a song about called Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) b) Shaped like… …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 starry — starriness, n. /stahr ee/, adj., starrier, starriest. 1. abounding with stars: a starry night. 2. of, pertaining to, or proceeding from the stars. 3. of the nature of or consisting of stars: starry worlds. 4. resembling a star; star shaped or… …

    Universalium

  • 9 starry — star|ry [ˈsta:ri] adj 1.) having many stars ▪ a starry winter sky 2.) starry eyes shine brightly 3.) bright like a star or shaped like a star ▪ white starry flowers …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 starry — UK [ˈstɑːrɪ] / US [ˈstɑrɪ] adjective Word forms starry : adjective starry comparative starrier superlative starriest a starry sky or night is one where a lot of stars can be seen in the sky …

    English dictionary

  • 11 starry — /ˈstari/ (say stahree) adjective (starrier, starriest) 1. having many stars or lit by stars: a starry sky. 2. of, relating to, or proceeding from the stars. 3. of the nature of or consisting of stars: starry worlds. 4. resembling a star; star… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 starry — adjective (starrier; est) Date: 14th century 1. a. adorned with stars; especially star studded b. of, relating to, or consisting of stars ; stellar c. shining like stars ; sparkling d. having parts arranged like the rays of a s …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 starry — [[t]stɑ͟ːri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A starry night or sky is one in which a lot of stars are visible. She stared up at the starry sky …

    English dictionary

  • 14 starry — star•ry [[t]ˈstɑr i[/t]] adj. ri•er, ri•est 1) abounding with stars: a starry night[/ex] 2) of, pertaining to, or proceeding from the stars 3) of the nature of or consisting of stars: starry worlds[/ex] 4) star shaped; stellate 5) shining like… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 starry — noun Starry is used before these nouns: ↑eye, ↑night, ↑sky …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 starry — star|ry [ stari ] adjective a starry sky or night is one where a lot of stars can be seen in the sky …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 starry — adjective having many stars: a starry winter sky …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 starry — [ˈstɑːri] adj a starry sky or night is one with a lot of stars …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 starry — adj. (starrier, starriest) 1 covered with stars. 2 resembling a star. Phrases and idioms: starry eyed colloq. 1 visionary; enthusiastic but impractical. 2 euphoric. Derivatives: starrily adv. starriness n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Starry — See Warthin S. silver stain …

    Medical dictionary