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From the hotel quality rating system used in many countries, using from one to five stars.
From the five-pointed star of the red, hand-shaped mark from a slap on bare skin.
- A hard slap on bare skin with a hand that leaves a red, fully hand-shaped mark.
- He still owes me a five-star so I try not to let him catch me with my shirt off.
- A mark from such a slap.
- Look at that five-star on my back! That bastard who gave it to me really has it coming.