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all-star

[awl-stahr] /ˈɔlˌstɑr/
adjective
1.
consisting of athletes chosen as the best at their positions from all teams in a league or region:
Our quarterback was chosen for the all-star team.
2.
consisting entirely of star performers:
an all-star cast.
noun
3.
Sports. a player selected for an all-star team.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for allstar

all-star

adjective
1.
(prenominal) consisting of star performers
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Word Origin and History for allstar

all-star

adj.

1893, originally of theatrical casts, from all + star (n.) in the "celebrated person" sense. From 1898 in reference to sports teams.

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