Definitions for ecdysiastɛkˈdɪz iˌæst, -ɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•dys•i•astɛkˈdɪz iˌæst, -ɪst(n.)

  1. Ref: stripper (def. 2). 3

Origin of ecdysiast:

ecdysi (s ) + -ast ; coined by H. L. Mencken in 1940

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stripper, striptease artist, striptease, stripteaser, exotic dancer, ecdysiast, peeler(noun)

    a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music


  1. ecdysiast(Noun)

    An erotic dancer who removes their clothes as a form of entertainment; a stripper.

  2. Origin: Coined by H. L. Mencken from ecdysis (on the model of enthusiast etc.).


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