from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Made up wholly of star performers: an all-star cast.
- n. Sports One chosen for a team of star players.
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- adj. Of which all members or participants are celebrities.
- n. Being on a team of star players.
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He told NetNewsledger.com that he is proud of what he called his "all-star team in the North," focusing on PC candidates Fred Gilbert and Anthony LeBlanc, who are vying to represent Thunder Bay-Atikokan and Thunder Bay-Superior North, respectively.
Logan and Wilk, meanwhile were among what Brownback called an "all-star" team when he announced their appointments to the Board of Regents last year.
We marvel at the generosity of this all-star team.
Building on its native Germanic word star, English has the verb to star; compounds like stardom, all-star, stargazer, five-star, starstruck, and superstar; and phrases such as rock star and pop star.
At 5.30pm the Spoken Word event will take place at the Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay – the event run by Poet in the City and Apples & Snakes will include an all-star cast of some of today's brightest poets, performing with the award-winning jazz musician Jason Yarde.
The Denver Nuggets and three other NBA teams are close to pulling the trigger on a complicated deal that would send all-star forward Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.
The Denver Nuggets and three other NBA teams are close to pulling the trigger on a complicated deal that would send all-star forward Carmelo Anthony ...
And what happens if you then convene an all-star cast of researchers to create principles on teaching and learning based on the research but that doesn't seem to reverse the trend either?
The opera, featuring an all-star cast, is the first installment of a technically complex new production by Robert Lepage of Wagner's four-part "Ring" cycle, one of the most ambitious and richest works of art ever created.
An HBO movie about the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has drawn an all-star cast, the Hollywood Reporter notes.