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a slang term to mean good or nice, it was popular in 1980's britain, but has now become slightly archaic, replaced with more modern words such as smart, wicked, and cool.
An example of its use can be seen in the film 'this is england'.
'that shirt looks sterling'
'sterling haircut that mate'
by Lucys_Drowning September 01, 2008
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Extremely cool person that anyone can get along with.Loved by girls,and treats them all well but will wait til he finds the right girl for him.easy to like and fall in love with.the perfect guy for any girl.may appear shy and quiet but once you get close to him he can be loud crazy and wild. Gets quick crushes. Usually falls for girls with the names of Brianna,Jody,Chiara,Kait, and Victoria. Has pretty large penis usually 7.5in or larger and is an AWESOME sex partner.
That guy is a perfect sterling

Victoria:Sterling was the greatest guy i ever dated

Sterling is awesome and i love him
by girlygirl12 May 29, 2009
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1) Akin to stellar.
2) In the United States, a person of uncomprimising beauty and talent.
3) Strong, malleable, and forgiving.
I value our Sterling friendship.
by Lady_Bug September 08, 2006
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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
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1}Man with extremly large dick that penatraits hoes with ease; dick the usually ranges from 7.5 to 8 inches, anothor word for being a baller, man that is usually hotter than Chris Brown, man that wears suit so fine he makes sinatra look like a hobo, british money, thug, gets plenty of ass, man who usually treats his shoes like his ride, and cooks so good he makes rachel ray look like a mcdonalds worker, usually wears exspensive clothing and jewerly.

2}busting a nut in someone eye after posterizing them under a basketball goal.

3}favorite sex postion, red dragon rodeo sneek attack
4} usually found in the projects
by Sterlingriver December 23, 2008
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