Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, set with, of, or like a star of stars.

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Usage examples "starry":

  1. It was a forehead on which an angel might long to press his lips- if angels have lips, and if, as we have been told, they do occasionally descend from their starry heights to love the daughters of men. - "The Bertrams", Anthony Trollope.
  2. The wind had fallen, and the sky was starry. - "The Way of an Eagle", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. It was growing dark; the sea came right up to the track; in the starry, tranquil night only the monotonous music of the waves was to be heard. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.