[ ek-diz-ee-ast, -ist ]
/ ɛkˈdɪz iˌæst, -ɪst /
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby ecdysiast
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British Dictionary definitions for ecdysiast
/ (ɛkˈdɪzɪˌæst) /
a facetious word for stripper (def. 1)
Word Origin for ecdysiast
C20: (coined by H. L. Mencken) from ecdysis + -ast, variant of -ist
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