asterisk asterisk  /ˈæ stə rɪsk/


  1. (n) a star-shaped character * used in printing
  2. (v) mark with an asterisk



  1. The recommended procedure is to read each footnote as its asterisk, dagger or double asterisk appears.
  2. There is a rather large asterisk on the new data, however, the result of an ongoing effort to more narrowly define who is actually considered homeless.
  3. Instead, we have Becoming Jane, which plays like an Austen adaptation, but is in fact a biopic with an asterisk.


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  1. "You cannot give people the freedom, the right to alter history, you can't do it," Bonds said in a transcript of the interview provided by the network. "There's no such thing as an asterisk in baseball."
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Barry Bonds Source: New York Daily News

  2. "You would hate to have that attached to your accomplishments. They've got it," Shula told the newspaper. "I guess you got the same thing as putting an asterisk by Barry Bonds' home run record. I guess it will be noted that the Patriots were...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Don Shula Source: Forbes

  3. "All I know is there better not be an asterisk by any of the Super Bowls I was with them," said Fauria, part of the 2003 and 2004 title teams. "I better call my wife and tell her to put (my rings) in a safe."
    on Sep 14, 2007 By: Christian Fauria Source: USA Today

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