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Definition of the adjective All-star

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adjective - degrees: more all-star / most all-star

  1. Of which all members or participants are celebrities.

Definition of the noun All-star

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  1. [sports] Being on a team of star players.

Specialised definition of the noun All-star

Glossary of sports

made up of very famous and talented performers or players; US a member of an all-star team (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / baseball

a player chosen to represent his league in the All-Star game (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)


  1. "All-star" a.k.a. "All Star" is a song by American pop rock band Smash Mouth. It was released on May 4, 1999 as the second single from their album Astro Lounge, and is one of the group's most successful songs.
    • also known as All Star (acoustic), All Star (Exclusive Film Recording), All Star (Sports edit)
    • music by Smash Mouth & Greg Camp
    • lyrics by Greg Camp
    • award: - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Song nomination for Smash Mouth
  2. "All-Star": AllStar, sometimes referred as La Secta AllStar is the second album released by the Puerto Rican rock band of the same name. The album was released independently in 2001 and featured the hit songs "Dame lo Que Quieras", "Asesino", "Eso es Vivir", and others.
  3. "All-star" a.k.a. "All Star" is a musical single of Smash Mouth.
    • released on (15 years ago)
  4. "All-star" a.k.a. "All Star" is a musical single of Ty Dolla Sign.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  5. All-star a.k.a. All Star is a music video.


All-star is a term designating an individual as having a high level of performance in their field. Originating in sports, it has since drifted into vernacular and been borrowed heavily by the entertainment industry. It can also be used for a group of individuals, who are popular in certain areas.

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Google previewGreat Teams in Pro Basketball History (2005)

by Joe Giglio

An All-Star is an exceptional player from that particular season. assist last pass to a teammate that leads directly to a shot being made backcourt area located farthest from the basket, anywhere from 10 to 25 feet. It is also called the perimeter.

Google previewThe New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry (2014)

by Anthony Slide

ALL-STAR FEATURE COMPANY, incorporated in Albany, New York, in 1913, had Harry Raver as its president, Archibald Selwyn as vice president, and Augustus Thomas as director-general. Its first production was Arizona, a six-reel feature ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Indianapolis (1994)

by David J. Bodenhamer, Robert G. Barrows

DALE OGDEN Indiana State Museum Basketball, Professional All-Star Games. Indianapolis has hosted three professional basketball All-Star ...

Google previewThe ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia (2007)

by Gary Gillette, Pete Palmer

The All-Star Game was bom in 1933, initially conceived as a one-time event to bring sports fans to Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition. Arch Ward, the sports editor of the Chicago Tribune, thought up the idea of "the game of the century.

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The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years. (Whitey Herzog)
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