AskDefine | Define stellar

Dictionary Definition

stellar adj
1 indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance" [syn: leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)]
2 being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars; "an astral body"; "stellar light" [syn: astral]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Relating to or having the appearance of a star
  2. heavenly
  3. exceptional; wonderful
    The actress gave a stellar performance.


Relating to or having the appearance of a star
exceptional; wonderful

Extensive Definition

Stellar is an adjective referring to one or more stars. It may also refer to:
  • Stellar, Orange County, CA. based Rock Band. Nominated 2004 "Best Rock Band" Orange County Music Awards. Members included Michael Foster, Jaysin Sheahan, Sam Westre, Ed Foster, Sean Dove, Kevin Decapite
  • Hyundai Stellar, a car built by Hyundai Motor Company
  • Stellar*, a New Zealand-based rock band
  • "Stellar" (song), a song by Incubus
  • Stellar brand of Guitar maker of the famous Pluto II
  • Stellar 7 an 3D wireframe-based game for the Apple II computer system
  • Stellar Nick Adams Favorite Word
  • O2 XDA Stellar, an HTC mobile phone sold in the UK market by O2

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