[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.).
[kos-terd, kaw-sterd] /ˈkɒs tərd, ˈkɔ stərd/ noun 1. a large English variety of apple. 2. Archaic. the head. /ˈkʌstəd/ noun 1. an English variety of apple tree 2. the large ribbed apple of this tree 3. (archaic, jocular) a slang word for head n. late 13c., coster, perhaps from Anglo-French or Old French coste “rib” […]
[kos-tuh ree-kuh, kaw-stuh, koh-; Spanish kaws-tah ree-kah] /ˈkɒs tə ˈri kə, ˈkɔ stə, ˈkoʊ-; Spanish ˈkɔs tɑ ˈri kɑ/ noun 1. a republic in Central America, between Panama and Nicaragua. 19,238 sq. mi. (49,825 sq. km). Capital: San José. /ˈkɒstə ˈriːkə/ noun 1. a republic in Central America: gained independence from Spain in 1821; mostly […]
[kawst-ben-uh-fit, kost-] /ˈkɔstˈbɛn ə fɪt, ˈkɒst-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or based on a cost-effective analysis. adjective 1. denoting or relating to a method of assessing a project that takes into account its costs and its benefits to society as well as the revenue it generates: a cost-benefit analysis, the project was assessed on […]
[kos-tuh t, kaw-steyt] /ˈkɒs tət, ˈkɔ steɪt/ adjective 1. Anatomy. having ribs. 2. (of mosses) having a midrib or costa. /ˈkɒsteɪt/ adjective 1. (anatomy) having ribs 2. (of leaves) having veins or ridges, esp parallel ones