What does the word starfish mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A marine animal having radiating arms.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Stargazer.

Usage examples for starfish

  1. Say you want to hear Starfish preach. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  2. Sara objected to leaving the object of her passing affections, a starfish perhaps, and Hugh and Betty also always found treasures of their very own, which they must just watch for just a little time, in case they did something exciting. – The Professional Aunt by Mary C.E. Wemyss
  3. I've already been fooled over anemones, and rooks, and passing cloud shadows, and very dead starfish- nothing' doin', so calm yourself! – Leonie of the Jungle by Joan Conquest