1) A meteoroid that is visible from within the earth's atmosphere.
2) A girl, particularly of privileged background, who is hooked on drugs. Typically insecure and unstable, a shooting star tends to suffer from severe intimacy difficulties, being unable to lead a steady love life due to her addictions.
3) A song written and recorded by Elliott Smith that appears on his posthumous 2004 album "From a Basement on the Hill."
Elliott Smith probably had his heart broken by a shooting star at one point.