Definition of starlike in US English:

starlike

adjective

  • See star

    • ‘Blue star, so called for its tiny starlike flowers, fits the bill perfectly.’
    • ‘New York-based Vincent Szarek fuses vaguely starlike forms with flawless, auto-body surfaces in wall-mounted reliefs of bright yellow and bright red.’
    • ‘In either case, the starlike phylogeny may have been caused by population expansion.’
    • ‘Looking at a road map, a starlike pattern of lines flows out from the heart of older European cities and towns.’
    • ‘It has a large, round coma and starlike nucleus.’

Pronunciation

starlike

/ˈstärˌlīk//ˈstɑrˌlaɪk/