Asterisk

n.

A star-shaped figure used to indicate an omission or a footnote

Synonym

star

graphic symbol

reference

Antonyms

letter

number

Sentences

I put an asterisk by the word pusillanimous and defined it at the bottom of the page so the reader would know the meaning.

An author tends to put asterisk by slang words or high vocabulary words and defines them at the bottom so the reader know s where the word was used and what the word being defined is.

Asterisk