Synonyms of star in English:

star


See definition of star

noun

1‘the sky was full of stars’

SYNONYMS

celestial body, heavenly body, sun

asteroid, planet, planetoid

literary orb

2stars‘what do my stars say?’

SYNONYMS

horoscope, forecast, augury

dated nativity

3‘the stars of the film’

SYNONYMS

principal, leading lady, leading man, lead, female lead, male lead, hero, heroine

ANTONYMS

extra

4‘a star of the world of chess’

SYNONYMS

celebrity, superstar, name, big name, famous name, household name, somebody, someone, lion, leading light, celebutante, public figure, important person, VIP, personality, personage, notability, dignitary, worthy, grandee, luminary, panjandrum

informal celeb, bigwig, big shot, big noise, big cheese, big gun, big fish, biggie, heavy, megastar

British informal nob

North American informal kahuna, macher, high muckamuck, high muckety-muck

ANTONYMS

nobody


adjective

1‘Elinor was a star pupil’

SYNONYMS

brilliant, talented, gifted, able, bright, brainy, clever, masterly, consummate, precocious

informal genius

ANTONYMS

poor

2‘the star attraction’

SYNONYMS

top, leading, best, greatest, foremost, major, pre-eminent, champion

ANTONYMS

insignificant