Definition of starlit in English:



  • Lit or made brighter by stars.

    ‘a clear starlit night’
    • ‘The year was ushered in by starlit skies, a bright silvery moon and biting cold.’
    • ‘For example, if you want a romantic starlit night sky to be part of your wedding, rent a tent with a translucent ceiling.’
    • ‘She then gazed upwards into the starlit night sky that blanketed the heavens above.’
    • ‘They couldn't see the beauty of a starlit night or a sunny day.’
    • ‘But when the sun goes down, those cloudless, starlit nights are the envy of astronomers around the world.’
    • ‘The night was clear and starlit, making it feel more romantic than it I would have liked it.’
    • ‘This weekend I'm going travelling - to Christchurch on Saturday, then to Auckland on Sunday morning, and then back to the starlit capital Sunday night.’
    • ‘Whereas Wagner tries to create a total work of art in this way, the king of Bavaria builds fairytale castles with all kinds of unreal touches, such as starlit skies for a bedroom.’
    • ‘While we would often associate Beale Strand with leisurely walks at this time of the year, now as the night draws in on a starlit night you are likely to see people out with their telescopes exploring the sky.’
    • ‘Then tens of thousands of Polaris customers and fans joined the fun at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds at Minneapolis for a party that ran all day Saturday and late into a warm starlit night.’
    • ‘I imagined how this very township must have looked - that silent starlit night when the three Wise Men plodded along the silvery sands to greet the birth of a new born baby.’
    • ‘Candles were added in the 17th century to symbolise the starlit sky on the night of the nativity - before that, they were hung with paper roses and apples to honour Mary.’
    • ‘The couple were camped outside on a beautiful starlit night.’
    • ‘The meal - an al fresco affair under a starlit sky - is a quintessentially Rajasthani affair.’
    • ‘With no street lights or industry, it offers unparalleled views of starlit skies.’
    • ‘Revel in the peace, the rivers and the starlit night as you rest for a hike tomorrow.’
    • ‘A thin crescent moon hung in starlit skies, giving off just enough light for him to see by.’
    • ‘Into the starlit night, foolish dreamers turn their gaze’
    • ‘We headed out the door and into the starlit night.’
    • ‘The Crystal Palace was beautiful at night, with the starlit crystalline spires glowing a faint blue.’
    bright, cloudless, unclouded, without a cloud in the sky, fair, fine, light, undimmed