Definition of superstar in English:

superstar

noun

  • A high-profile and extremely successful performer or athlete.

    • ‘This is nothing new for the superstar - almost every film he has written has been essentially the same.’
    • ‘Almost overnight the group became superstars.’
    • ‘He also was the most boring and most conceited of all boxing superstars.’
    • ‘By this time he had become an international superstar, and suddenly had the clout to do pretty much whatever he wanted musically.’
    • ‘The second series marked the point where the quartet became superstars, with scenes from each episode being acted out in offices up and down Britain next morning.’
    • ‘Even with all her superstar diva qualities, she's too lightweight, too soft to portray a scheming seductress.’
    • ‘The future superstars of this industry will be those who find the balance.’
    • ‘All those who used to make a living by imitating superstars have become film stars in their own right.’
    • ‘A lot of boys in my grade care more about being the class clown or a sports superstar than being a star student.’
    • ‘Athletes, the new superstars, tie their performance to a myriad of deals and marketing that makes them a part of our everyday existence, even if we aren't fans.’
    • ‘The huge salaries paid to the American superstars are paid in U.S. dollars into U.S. bank accounts and stay in the United States.’
    • ‘Possibly, since they can be counted among the superstars of today who recognise the need to blur the boundaries between fact and fiction in constructing themselves.’
    • ‘It sold in the millions - and that was about 50 years ago when selling a million records was something few superstars ever did.’
    • ‘Today, media superstars, including sports heroes, pop divas and movie stars, are at the forefront of news and pop culture.’
    • ‘But when it was announced that I was going to be in this movie, I became a superstar overnight at my children's school.’
    • ‘That's why studios overspend on superstars… they at least guarantee a little success… usually.’
    • ‘There wasn't any money in the budget to hire the superstars from the original film.’
    • ‘He's maybe not so much a genius himself, or actually have the technical skill to develop computers, but he's probably a guy who recognizes superstars.’
    • ‘Examples are as prevalent as the desire of Hollywood to promote television teens into blockbuster superstars.’
    • ‘I admire both men for taking chances that one would not expect superstars to take.’
    celebrity, famous person, very important person, personality, name, big name, famous name, household name, star, celebutante, leading light, mogul, giant, great, master, king, guru
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Pronunciation

superstar

/ˈso͞opərˌstär//ˈsupərˌstɑr/