from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked or set with stars or starlike objects.
- adj. Shining or glittering like stars.
- adj. Shaped like a star.
- adj. Illuminated by stars; starlit.
- adj. Of, relating to, or coming from the stars; stellar.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having stars visible.
- adj. Shaped like a star.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars.
- adj. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary.
- adj. Shining like stars; sparkling.
- adj. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding with stars; adorned with stars.
- Consisting of or proceeding from stars; stellar; stellary: as, starry light; starry flame.
- Shining like stars; resembling stars: as, starry eyes.
- Stellate or stelliform; radiate; having parts radiately arranged.
- Pertaining to or in some way associated with the stars.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. abounding with or resembling stars
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"Must be allowed to be what they call a starry night for a ramble," admitted the mate, trying to find speech to fit the occasion.
I have been called a starry eyed worshipper often enough for my support of Obama, but he had a competitive organization.
The so-called starry dogfish bears young the most frequently; in other words it bears twice a month.
It is the same with what is now called the starry with angular projections.
It is the same what is now called the starry array, many modern forts being constructed on this plan.
As I recall your starry names, no blush hinting unmannerliness suspect and unconfessed hits me on the cheek: --
They pass from mouth to mouth like salutations; and even the minds which lose their words are under their influence, as one can recall the starry heavens who cannot revive the form of a single constellation.
Although the golden age of classical record industry produced some wonderful – and of course wonderfully preserved – music making, part of the trouble with it has always been the normative power it has held over the way we hear music, generating myths about "definitive" interpretations, stagnating performing traditions and turning the culture of classical music into a kind of starry-eyed collectors 'club.
I hate this stupid straw man that everyone who favors Obama is some kind of starry eyed dimwit who doesn't see the True Obaman underneath the glitz.
Any articulation of this idea runs the risk of sounding like some kind of starry-eyed hippy jive-talk, but I really think that our ability to deal with most of the crushingly complex problems we're facing pivots on whether or not we can actually be honest with one another.
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