Definitions

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  • adjective Not starlike; unlike a star (astral body).
  • adjective Not starlike; unlike a celebrity or leading actor.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ starlike

Examples

  • A Caltech observer named Maarten Schmidt had just figured out that the radio sources made sense only if these starlike things were at highly unstarlike distances.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • A Caltech observer named Maarten Schmidt had just figured out that the radio sources made sense only if these starlike things were at highly unstarlike distances.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • A Caltech observer named Maarten Schmidt had just figured out that the radio sources made sense only if these starlike things were at highly unstarlike distances.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • A Caltech observer named Maarten Schmidt had just figured out that the radio sources made sense only if these starlike things were at highly unstarlike distances.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • Also, some very unstarlike treatment for a Bollywood celebrity.

    CNN Transcript Aug 17, 2009

  • But this view raises the questions as to the form in which it first appeared to the wise men when they were still in the East, and how they came to call it a star, when they must have recognized how very unstarlike it was.

    The Astronomy of the Bible An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References of Holy Scripture

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