regarding originating from or resembling the stars starry starlike
- becoming or regarding or resembling or emanating from movie stars
- Pertaining to, via, or resembling, the movie stars; starry; starlike.
"pertaining into performers," c.1600, from Late Latin astralis, from Latin astrum "celebrity," from Greek astron (see astro-). Meaning "pertaining to supersensible substances" is from 1690s, popularized belated 19c. in Theosophy.
(a.) with respect to, coming from, or resembling, the performers; starry; starlike.
Some curious memorials of the superstition have survived in rings and amulets, engraven with the various signs, and worn as a kind of astral defensive armour.