[noun koh-stahr; verb koh-stahr] /noun ˈkoʊˌstɑr; verb ˈkoʊˈstɑr/

a performer, especially an actor or actress, who shares billing with another.
a performer whose status is slightly below that of a .
verb (used without object), costarred, costarring.
to share billing with another performer.
to receive billing of slightly less status than that of a .
verb (used with object), costarred, costarring.
to present (two or more actors) as having equal billing or prominence.
to present as having slightly less status than that of a .
an actor who shares star billing with another
verb -stars, -starring, -starred
(intransitive) often foll by with. to share star billing (with another actor)
(transitive) to present as sharing top billing: the film co-starred Mae West and W. C. Fields

also costar, 1919 as a verb; 1926 as a noun, from co- + star (v.).


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