Star Wars

Star Wars Glossary

deactivate (verb)

to turn off or shut down something, usually a machine.

droid (noun)

A robot, especially one made to resemble a human.

stormtrooper (noun)

a soldier trained specially for carrying out a sudden assault. Historically, a member of the Nazi political militia.

imperial (adjective)

relating to an empire, which is presided over by a single supreme authority (emperor or empress).

rebellion (noun)

a movement or organized fight against a ruling authority.

smuggle (verb)

to sneak things from place into another.

sinister (adjective)

evil, malevolent.

villainy (noun)

the state of being engaged in wickedness or depravity

galaxy (noun)

a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction.

civil war (noun)

a war between citizens of the same country (or solar system).

destiny (noun)

one's fate, a predetermined outcome.

extinct (adjective)

no longer in existence.

cantina (noun)

a bar.

malfunction (noun)

a glitch or flaw in the system causing a breakdown.

bounty hunter (noun)

a person who pursues a criminal or fugitive for whom a reward is offered.

mercenary (adjective)

primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics.

jettison (verb)

throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship.

meteor shower (noun)

A number of meteors that appear to radiate from one point in the sky at a particular date each year, due to the earth's regularly passing through a field of particles at that position in its orbit.

rendezvous (noun)

plans between two or more people to meet at a certain place and time in the future.

infiltrate (verb)

to gain entry to a place where one does not belong.