American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of superlative quality: a four-star restaurant.
“Now, of course, some of the top recruits, the so-called four-star and five-star prospects, have already announced where they will be, uh ... matriculating.”
“It includes two promising quarterbacks, some productive receivers and a four-star running back.”
“While the heavy U.S. troop presence in Iraq between 2003-2008 created a large number of three- and four-star generals with extensive command experience in that country, the pool is much smaller in Afghanistan.”
“But some senior Pentagon officials worry that he lacks the media and political savvy needed for the four-star job in Afghanistan and it does not appear likely at the moment that he will take over for Petraeus.”
“Gen. Petraeus, the agency's fifth director in eight years, is the four-star general who led allied troops in Afghanistan, steeped in a culture that confers authority with the insignia on an officer's uniform.”
“Just before one p.m., the driver pulls up in front of the four-star hotel that Jerez insisted on booking for her from Sevilla.”
“McChrystal retired from the Army a month later, with the White House allowing him to keep his status as a four-star general.”
“But Virginia's recruiting haul for the 2011 class also included six players from the state of Maryland, including four-star wide receiver Darius Jennings from Gilman School in Baltimore and four-star defensive back Brandon Phelps from Damascus.”
“He had 1,003 receiving yards and 14 TDs as a senior, and got his scholarship offer as the Hokies were trying to get his teammate, four-star QB Marquise Williams to commit.”
“Several of the players who would seem to stand a good chance of playing right away include Demetrious Nicholson, a four-star defensive back who was named the 2010 state player of the year in Virginia, Darius Jennings, a four-star wide receiver who was named the state player of the year in Maryland, Brandon Phelps, a four-star defensive back out of Damascus and Dominique Terrell, a four-star wide receiver out of Osbourn.”
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