sterling is another name for the brittish pound - the paper money used in brittain.
I've got 3 sterlings in my pocket. I can by a pasty.
by tiggertwo March 17, 2009
An awesome person who can be a boy or a girl. Usually athletic, cute,smart, fun, sexy, and just awesome.
"That Sterling. What a great person."
by thegirlwiththedragontatoo November 27, 2011
Something or someone that is absolutely fabulous. Stellar. Not quite platinum and awesome just the same.
Lady Gaga gave a sterling performance on Dick Clarke's Hullabaloo last night.

Have you met my friend Sterling? He's a stellar guy. You'll dig him.
by DurtyNelly January 09, 2012
an amazing person with a good heart. Sterling's love to be around girls. Sterling's are usually enemies with other guys because of girls. Maya's and Emily's usually love guys named Sterling. They think it is sexy.
Emily: Wow, Sterling is hot
MAya: no he's mine
EMily:waaaaaaaaaaaa
Maya:cry it up girl, he's mine and always will be
by Zach Feldman October 03, 2012
When you say something that is not socially accepted and you know it is not socially accepted but you say it anyway. When you subconsciously say a derogatory statement, possibly based on experience or fact, when you should have kept your mouth shut. In other words when you publicly say what everyone else is thinking and get yourself in trouble.
Person one says "That's one problem I have. Jews, when they get successful, they will help their people. And some of the African-Americans, maybe I'll get in trouble again, they don't want to help anybody. "

Person one just pulled a Sterling
by Pluffmudder May 13, 2014
A metric used to quantify racist comments in relation to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
"The only difference between black people and a wooden bench is that the bench can support a family."
"Wow, that joke was worth 3 Sterlings."
by lwayne88 April 28, 2014
A SELFISH CONCEITED DOUCHE BAG WHO WILL FLATTER YOU AND TELL YOU WANT TO HEAR TO GET HIS WAY WITH YOU! STAY AWAY FROM THIS ASSHAT. HE MIGHT SEEM REALLY SWEET AND CUTE AT FIRST BUT ACTUALLY HE'S HEARTLESS AND WILL BREAK YOUR HEART JUST FOR A EGO BOOST. PS HE THINKS HIS DICK IS GOD'S GIFT TO WOMEN, BUT IN REALITY IT'S SO REPLACEABLE IT NOT EVEN FUNNY.
SALLY: WOW LOOK AT HIM, HE A HOTTIE BUT LOOKS LIKE A DOUCHE BAG.
BAILEY: OH YEAH! STAY AWAY FROM HIM.. HE A FUCKING STERLING!
by itbrittanybitch March 25, 2014

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