Definition of Movie star

1. Noun. A star who plays leading roles in the cinema.

Exact synonyms: Film Star
Generic synonyms: Movie Actor, Screen Actor, Lead, Principal, Star



Definition of Movie star

1. Noun. A leading actor in a movie, especially one perceived as a celebrity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Movie Star

mover
mover and shaker
movers
moves
moves the yardsticks
movest
moveth
movie
movie actor
movie camera
movie film
movie house
movie industry
movie maker
movie projector
movie star (current term)
movie theater
movie theaters
movie theatre
movie theatres
moviedom
moviedoms
moviegoer
moviegoers
moviegoing
moviegoings
moviehouse
moviehouses
movieland
movielike

Literary usage of Movie star

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"Her site looks like a parody of a movie star's self-image. It presents a "magical world" called Avalon, all heavenly gates, misty waters, and harp music. ..."

2. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"A striking example of the results of such undesirable efforts is found in the case of a very successful movie star and dramatic actress who for some years ..."

3. You Can Choose to Be Happy: "Rise Above" Anxiety, Anger, and Depression by Tom G. Stevens (1998)
"Have you wished that you could be like a movie star-thè center of attention, recognized and respected, and the character in the movie that all of the other ..."

4. Experiencing English: A Reading and Speaking Practice Book for Beginning by Dean Curry (1992)
"She may become a movie star. She might become a famous singer. She also might go into* television.** She can have many chances to be well-known. ..."

5. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"At 9:00, Nancy shouts over the din of movie star talk: "You should be halfway through the grid. Keep moving!" The kids speed up, jotting their classmates' ..."

6. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"Her site looks like a parody of a movie star's self-image. It presents a "magical world" called Avalon, all heavenly gates, misty waters, and harp music. ..."

7. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"A striking example of the results of such undesirable efforts is found in the case of a very successful movie star and dramatic actress who for some years ..."

8. You Can Choose to Be Happy: "Rise Above" Anxiety, Anger, and Depression by Tom G. Stevens (1998)
"Have you wished that you could be like a movie star-thè center of attention, recognized and respected, and the character in the movie that all of the other ..."

9. Experiencing English: A Reading and Speaking Practice Book for Beginning by Dean Curry (1992)
"She may become a movie star. She might become a famous singer. She also might go into* television.** She can have many chances to be well-known. ..."

10. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"At 9:00, Nancy shouts over the din of movie star talk: "You should be halfway through the grid. Keep moving!" The kids speed up, jotting their classmates' ..."

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