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  • adj. comparative form of starry: more starry

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Examples

  • Last night at the Brixton Academy, she picked up a gong for best solo artist, seeing off challenges from starrier names, such as Kanye West.

    U2 confirm Glastonbury headline spot

  • A general rule is the starrier the cast the more expensive the seats.

    How to find cheap opera tickets

  • The contestants are generally a more eclectic and appealing group, the judges are upbeat and engaged and have some real chemistry — although it's weird when Randy Jackson becomes the voice of cold truth when his starrier panelists let a flop performance slide.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • The new version begins Sept. 20 (10-11 p. m EDT) and stars Alex O'Laughlin along with the old show's theme song, an even starrier presence.

    Mysterious Murders, Other Terrors

  • I saw the 2005 Off-Broadway premiere, and while it had a starrier cast, this revival wrings as much laughter out of Mr. Moses 'one-two jokes, many of which suggest Abbott and Costello rewritten by Tom Stoppard.

    Greasepaint Under the Redwoods

  • His bride embarked on the usual charitable activities associated with royal consorts, but with the benefit of a much livelier Rolodex: old chums like Sinatra and Bob Hope turned Monégasque fundraising galas into the touring version of the starrier Friars 'Club roasts.

    A Gentleman, of a Kind

  • In comparison, judging from the screenplay, Have You Heard? augurs to be starrier, more bustling and playful, and yet equally serious in its mortal examination.

    Tru Grit

  • Anne had a brighter face, and bigger, starrier eyes, and more delicate features than the other; even shy, unobservant Matthew had learned to take note of these things; but the difference that disturbed him did not consist in any of these respects.

    Anne of Green Gables

  • Anne had a brighter face, and bigger, starrier eyes, and more delicate features than the others; even shy, unobservant Matthew had learned to take note of these things; but the difference that disturbed him did not consist in any of these respects.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908

  • Shines more fair in the starrier air whose glory lightens the dusk of death.

    Astrophel and Other Poems Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne, Vol. VI

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