Definitions

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  • proper n. A nickname for the United States Strategic Defense Initiative.

Etymologies

From the original name of the science fantasy motion picture Star Wars (1977). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It showed hanging off to one side, either the Star Wars Death Star or Saturn's moon Mimas, Saturn huge across the background.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • When Obi-Wan Kenobi teaches Luke Skywalker to use “the Force” in the Star Wars films, he is talking about something akin to the Chinese concept of the Tao, the mystical force of life underlying the universe.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Not only do I see Jake Ryan aka my lucky charm of a fantasy boyfriend living, breathing, moving, and talking, but I see a world so foreign to me I may as well be watching Star Wars instead of Sixteen Candles; both are science fiction.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • We had all been looking for an angle to get published since Rusty Miller, at age fourteen, made national news for selling his Star Wars trivia book.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • He couldn't take this Star Wars stuff as seriously as the kids ... or George and Vicki for that matter.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • Andrew amused himself by playing Star Wars with it, making light-saber noises as he swung the Bullpup and swooshed the beam back and forth down the long hallway.

    Hardcase

  • A tech-driven success such as The Matrix can produce a book featuring the artwork behind the production design, a format made popular by the first Star Wars movie.

    The Movie Business Book, Third Edition

  • Beams cut the air this way and that—was it a lightsaber battle from Star Wars VII: Attack of the Baptist Killer Redneck Hell-Raising Natural Born Killers?

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

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