The word's influence originated from the star power-up found in the Super Mario Kart games, in which upon collecting, would render the racer invincible and powerful for a few seconds. When the same mechanics are applied in a real-life setting, one who has star power has enough power to influence a particular decision for a particular moment in time, either short or long-term.
My friends definitely told me that I should definitely put my star power to good use by helping them persuade one of my other friends to come along to the party.
I may not be that popular, but I think enough people know me enough that I can probably lend what little star power I have to get more votes in your favor for that student government position you've been running for.
Despite the amount of star power she carried in high school, it wasn't enough to get Desiree into the college she primarily chose to enroll in after graduation.
Guy: Lifts up the right leg straight into the air and yells "Star Power" achieving greatness
- Often mistaken as a drug.
2. Dude, I thought I was on starpower last weekend when I went on 3 dates... but then it was actually just a mushroom and I didn't get any.
Bitchtit 2: "I knowwww, hey since we're starrrr powerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr and all, do you guysss wannnnnaaaaaaa do it, right here right now?"