"all-star" meaning in English

Adjective

  1. Of which all members or participants are celebrities. Tags: not-comparable

Noun

Forms: all-stars [plural]
  1. A member of a team of star players. Categories (topical): Sports
  2. An outstanding achiever; an individual considered to be among the best in their field.
    Categories (kind): People

Inflected forms

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