What does stellar mean?

Definitions for stellar
ˈstɛl ərstel·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)adjective

    indicating the most important performer or role

    "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"

  2. stellar, astraladjective

    being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

    "an astral body"; "stellar light"


  1. stellaradjective

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of stars.

  2. stellaradjective


  3. stellaradjective

    Exceptional; wonderful.

    The actress gave a stellar performance.

  4. Etymology: From stellaris.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. STELLARadjective

    Astral; relating to the stars.

    Etymology: from stella.

    In part shed down
    Their stellar virtue, on all kinds that grow
    On earth; made hereby apter to receive
    Perfection from the sun’s more potent ray. John Milton.

    Salt dissolved, upon fixation, returns to its affected cubes, and regular figures of minerals, as the hexagonal of chrystal, and stellar figure of the stone asteria. Joseph Glanvill.


  1. Stellar

    Stellar is a song by Incubus, released as the second single from their third album Make Yourself. The song is one of the band's most successful reaching No. 2 on the Modern Rock Tracks.


  1. stellar

    Stellar refers to anything related to or resembling a star, either in outer space or in terms of quality or performance. It is often used to describe something outstanding, exceptional or superior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stellaradjective

    alt. of Stellary

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stellar is ranked #77264 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stellar surname appeared 248 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Stellar.

    94.3% or 234 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stellar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stellar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stellar in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Fansmith:

    To be kind, the quality of student loan servicing has not been stellar, if you multiply all of these issues, even if small, by 44 million borrowers, it’s a massive national problem.

  2. Elizabeth Wydra:

    The bench of Black women attorneys with stellar credentials is extremely deep.

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    Horrified and disgusted by the reports that Paul Pelosi was assaulted in his and Speaker Pelosi's home last night, grateful to hear that Paul is on track to make a full recovery and that law enforcement including our stellar Capitol Police are on the case.

  4. Francois Hollande:

    In the 1984 Euros, (President) Francois Mitterrand was very unpopular and it didn't change anything for him, even though France had a stellar performance and (Michel) Platini scored nine goals.

  5. Casey Lam:

    Whatever it is, the object is the first dark stellar remnant discovered wandering through Milky Way galaxy, unaccompanied by another star.

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