from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A widely acclaimed star, as in movies or sports, who has great popular appeal.
- n. One that is extremely popular or prominent or that is a major attraction.
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- n. Someone who has accumulated a vast amount of fame; a high-level celebrity.
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- n. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
But even though the term superstar was used repeatedly to describe President Obama and student Liang Xuanjing (pronounced Leeang Syuan-jing) was in awe of President Obama's charisma, there were words of caution.
BROOKE ANDERSON, CNN ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT (voice over): SHOWBIZ TONIGHT can tell you there may be no one in Hollywood who has earned the title superstar more than Angelina Jolie.
I think acquiring a superstar is all about selling tickets, because it doesn't always translate to wins.
In fact, teammate Chris Kelly dropped the word "superstar" when answering a question about Seguin on Wednesday morning at Air Canada Centre.
The St. Louis Cardinals superstar is clearly at center stage in the 80th All-Star Game festivities, and his demeanor all day Monday was unmistakable.
But the Indian superstar is also a class act and gives credit where credit is due.
One of those things coming from a superstar is remarkable -- both at once seems something close to a miracle.
Vonage — The former VoIP superstar is losing money and subscribers.
Cory Doctorow, internet superstar, is arguably the best known of the 21 authors on this list.
OUR COUNTRY * out of **** -- A country superstar is outed and watches his career implode.