2. Noun. (acting) A person who slightly lacks the status to be considered a star. ¹
3. Verb. To perform with the billing of a costar. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Costar
1. to star with another actor [v -STARRED, -STARRING, -STARS]
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Literary usage of Costar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"Ay, costar, would he always hold in this mind. Plume. ... No, costar ; I cannot leave thee. Come, captain, I'll e'en go along with you too ; and if you hare ..."
2. Automated Data Sources for Ambulatory Care Effectiveness Research edited by Mary L. Grady, Harvey A. Schwartz (1995)
"System: costar Computer-Stored Ambulatory Record Laboratory of Computer Science Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Primary Contact: J. Campbell ..."
3. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1887)
"... costar of Haarlem the real inventor of the art. According to a tradition, which seems not to be traced beyond the middle of the sixteenth century, ..."
4. The Lancet (1842)
"J. costar, Esq., presented a most important paper to the Academy of Sciences at Paris, in which he has detailed the results of numerous experiments, ..."
5. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1874)
"costar, 7 Term Rep. 432, the head-note is — "A tenant, holding over after the expiration of his term, cannot distrain his landlord's cattle, ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"costar and Others. 636 4. In an action for an injury done to a stage-coach by a cart, the coachman is not a competent witness for the plaintiff, ..."