"all-star" meaning in English

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Adjective

Head templates: {{en-adj|-|head=all-star}} all-star (not comparable)
  1. Of which all members or participants are celebrities. Tags: not-comparable
    Sense id: all-star-en-adj-2jiqyXPG

Noun

Head templates: {{en-noun|head=all-star}} all-star (plural all-stars) Forms: all-stars [plural]
  1. (sports) A member of a team of star players. Categories (topical): Sports
    Sense id: all-star-en-noun-wCFeBSD6 Topics: hobbies, lifestyle, sports
  2. An outstanding achiever; an individual considered to be among the best in their field. Categories (topical): People
    Sense id: all-star-en-noun-OSGMMN3c Disambiguation of People: 5 36 59

Inflected forms

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