starchitect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of star and architect

Noun[edit]

starchitect (plural starchitects)

  1. (informal) A celebrity architect.
    • 2009 May 8, Karen Rosenberg, “A Low-Cost Show Reinflates a Big Bag”, New York Times:
      Others are timelessly provocative; the stacked tubes of “Museum Design Based on a Cigarette Package” might have been dreamed up by a starchitect.