Definitions for costarˈkoʊˌstɑr; -ˈstɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•starˈkoʊˌstɑr; -ˈstɑr(n.; v.)-starred, -star•ring.

or co-star

  1. (n.)a performer who shares star billing with another.

    Category: Showbiz

  2. a performer whose status is slightly below that of a star.

    Category: Showbiz

  3. (v.i.)to be or have billing as a costar.

    Category: Showbiz

  4. (v.t.)to present or bill as a costar or costars.

    Category: Showbiz

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  1. costar(Noun)

    A person who shares star billing.

    The once famous actor objected to his costar having a bigger dressing room.

  2. costar(Noun)

    A person who slightly lacks the status to be considered a star.

    Alas, always a costar but never a star.

  3. costar(Verb)

    To perform with the billing of a costar.

    People thought his career was over but now he will get to costar on Broadway next month.

Translations for costar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to be obtainable at a certain price

This jacket costs 75 dollars; The victory cost two thousand lives.

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