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Meaning of STARRY

Pronunciation:  'stâree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  abounding with or resembling stars; "a starry night"; "starry eyes"
 

STARRY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sparkling, starlike, starlit
 
 Antonyms: starless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Star"ry\, a.
1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. ``Above the
   starry sky.'' --Pope.

2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar;
   stellary; as, starry light; starry flame.

         Do not Christians and Heathens, Jews and Gentiles,
         poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry
         influence?                            --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

3. Shining like stars; sparkling; as, starry eyes.

4. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate.

{Starry ray} (Zo["o]l.), a European skate ({Raita radiata});
   -- so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines.

 

 

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