What does the word starry mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

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

Usage examples for 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 by Anthony Trollope
  2. The wind had fallen, and the sky was starry. – The Way of an Eagle by 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 by Pío Baroja Baroja