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Easter appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Each Easter Eddie eats eighty Easter eggs.

Easter appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Two new Easter fools sarcasm-riff at a bar, as a rabat affirms a crass loo frets a ewe nowt.
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Definition of the noun easter

What does easter mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • easter: easters
  • Easter: Easters

  1. a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic terms: movable feast / moveable feast = a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
    • more specific words: Pascha / Pasch = the Christian festival of Easter
  2. a wind from the east

Definition of the adjective easter

What does easter mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [obsolete] Eastern.


Easter is a band from Manchester, formed in 2008.

  • album: "Innocence Man"


  1. "Easter" is an album by the Patti Smith Group, released in March 1978 on Arista Records. Produced by Jimmy Iovine, it is regarded as the group's commercial breakthrough, owing to the success of the single, "Because the Night", which reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #5 in the UK.
  2. "Easter" is a song from English neo-progressive rock band Marillion's 1989 album Seasons End, which became a UK Top 40 hit when issued as a single in 1990. Allmusic describe the song as "heartfelt" with an "imaginative electric-acoustic arrangement". As with many Marillion songs, the album version features an extended guitar solo by Steve Rothery, which has become a fan-favourite, although it is heavily edited for the single version. The song was written by singer Steve Hogarth before he joined the band in 1989 and was inspired by The Troubles in Northern Ireland. The title is in reference to Easter 1916 by William Butler Yeats. Portions of the video were filmed on the Giants Causeway.
  3. "Easter" is the second album by These Arms Are Snakes. It was released on October 10, 2006 on Jade Tree Records.
  4. "Easter" is a musical single of Asian Kung-Fu Generation.
    • released on
  5. "Easter" is a musical single of Marillion.
    • released on (24 years ago)
  6. "Easter" is a musical album of Cloacal Kiss.
    • released on (8 years ago)


  1. "Easter" is a 2002 drama comedy film written by Richard Caliban and Will Scheffer, directed by Richard Caliban.
  2. "Easter" is a 2011 short film directed by Monika Jordan-Młodzianowska.


  1. Easter is a symbolic religious drama from 1901 by Swedish playwright August Strindberg.
  2. Easter is a 2013 theater production of the play adaptation by Robert Greer and based on the work by August Strindberg.

Phrases with Easter

Phrases starting with the word Easter:

  1. easter day
  2. easter egg
  3. easter card
  4. easter lily
  5. Easter Moon
  6. easter bunny
  7. easter daisy
  8. Easter Giant
  9. easter cactus
  10. Easter Flower
  11. Easter Monday
  12. easter sunday
  13. Easter-Bonnets
  14. Easter egg hunt
  15. Easter Egg Roll
  16. Easter Islander

Phrases ending with the word Easter:

  1. Nor'easter
  2. sou'easter
  3. down easter
  4. Happy Easter

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Easter

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Google previewBiblical Quotes from A Course in Miracles Reinterpreted (2011)

by Gene Skaggs Jr.

GENE: Easter is the celebration of our release and celebration from the crucifixion/ego thoughts to our acceptance ofthe resurrection/Holy Spirit's thoughts. Easter is a sign ofpeace and forgiveness for Jesus, as well as all our brothers and ...

Google previewChildren’s Liturgy of the Word 2015-2016

A Weekly Resource by Maureen A. Kelly

Easter is the new creation: in the Resurrection of Christ from the dead, God separates light from darkness in a new and still more...

Easter is a season for rejoicing in the new creation God has brought about in the Resurrection of Christ.

Google previewHoliday Cooking Around the World (2002)

by Kari A. Cornell

Easter is the most sacred holiday of the year for devout Roman Catholics in countries such as Spain, Italy, and France. In Spain, the celebrations of la Semana Santa, or Holy Week, begin on Palm Sunday and end on Good Friday — the Friday ...

Google previewThe Word To Go

Easter is a season in which we celebrate and explore the meaning of Christ's Resurrection...

LIVING THE SEASON § Because Easter is the time of new life, try to generate enthusiasm for renewed interest in healthy living in yourself and those ...

Google previewCelebrating the Lectionary® for Junior High 2014-2015 (2014)

Supplemental Lectionary-Based Resource by Mary Patricia Storms

Easter is the time to pull out all the stops in the environment. The liturgical colors of white and gold reflect the...

Google previewThe Future that is Easter (1999)

Easter means that the world changes. Everything is the same, but nothing is the same, for it has been forever changed, often in the twinkling of an eye, sometimes over days and weeks and years. Easter means that the world does not go on ...

Google previewAmerica's Favorite Holidays (2013)

by Richard T. Stanley

Easter is an annual Christian celebration in the United States commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, on the...

Google previewProclamation and Theology (2010)

by William H. Willimon

Easter is the promise that God will not leave us to our own devices, will not be defeated by us. Easter is the firm assurance that God will get what God wants. So if preaching fails and fails often, preaching also, by the grace of God, succeeds.

Google previewChamique Holdsclaw (2000)

Driving Force by Mark Stewart

Easter is the most sacred holiday of the year for devout Roman Catholics in countries such as Spain, Italy, and France. In Spain, the celebrations of la Semana Santa, or Holy Week, begin on Palm Sunday and end on Good Friday — the Friday ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Catholic Devotions and Practices

EASTER LILY al Easter fare. Prayers for the blessing of brating the memory of all the faithful de- lambs date back to the seventh century. parted by reciting the Office of the Dead. In Italy this day is called Lunedi dell' Angelo (Angel Monday) to ...

Google previewThe Little Giant Encyclopedia of Superstitions (1999)

by Diagram Group

Dreaming • Dreaming about earthquakes - /'// about omen for the day ahead EASTER Easter is the first Sunday after the full moon after March 21st. In Christian tradition it is the day Christ was resurrected. Clothes • Wearing new clothes on ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Catholicism (2012)

by William J. Collinge

EASTER. (From a Germanic root meaning “dawn,” perhaps by way of the name of an Anglo-Saxon spring goddess.) The annual celebration of the resurrection of J esus; the principal and most ancient feast of the liturgical year. It appears that ...

Google previewA Bible Dictionary (1841)

Containing a Definition of the Most Important Words and Phrases in the Holy Scriptures : to which is Added a Brief Compendium of Our Saviour's History and that of His Apostles and Evangelists by Samuel Bulfinch Emmons

EASTER. This word is used once in the New Testament, though improperly, for the Passover. See Acts xii. 4. The word Easter, in the English, is from the goddess Eostre, worshipped formerly by the Saxons, in the month of April. The Asiatic ...

Google previewA Dictionary for Episcopalians (2000)

by John N. Wall

calendar, liturgical The liturgical calendar of the church year marks six seasons: Advent, Christmas, the Season after the Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and the Season after Pentecost. Overall it is structured by the two major cycles of feasts, ...

Google previewAn Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007)

by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff

EASTER Since the early eighth century (St. Bede the Venerable), the word was thought to be derived from the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring, Eastre, but is more likely related to the German word for dawn, and has been the usual English ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (1903)

A Comprehensive Library of Human Belief and Practice in the Mysteries of Life by Cora Linn Morrison Daniels, Charles McClellan Stevens

Easter was a favorite time for baptism. All labor ceased; all trades were suspended; the law courts were closed; alms were given to the poor; slaves were freed. Easter Sunday became known as "Dominica Gaudii" ("Sunday of Joy"), because ...

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Quotes about Easter

A Christmas of games, an Easter by the fire.
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Scrabble value of E1A1S1T1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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