Associations to the word «Easter»
EASTER, noun. (Christianity) A Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or next after the vernal equinox, neither earlier than March 22 nor later than April 25.
EASTER, noun. Eastertide
EASTER, noun. (obsolete) The Jewish passover.
EASTER, noun. (paganism) A festival held in honour of the goddess Eostre or Ostara and celebrated at the spring equinox or within the month of April. Also known as Eostre.
EASTER, adjective. (obsolete) Eastern.
EASTER BUNNY, proper noun. A symbolic rabbit sometimes depicted delivering Easter eggs to children.
EASTER DAY, proper noun. Easter Sunday, Easter.
EASTER EGG, noun. A dyed or decorated egg, traditionally associated with Easter and, in the Western European tradition, sometimes hidden for children to find.
EASTER EGG, noun. A chocolate confection in the shape of an egg, sometimes with chocolates or sweets inside.
EASTER EGG, noun. (computing) An undocumented function hidden in a program or video game, typically triggered by a particular input sequence or combination of keystrokes.
EASTER EGG, noun. Any image, feature, or other content that is hidden on a video disc or in a movie, trailer, or poster.
EASTER EGG HUNT, noun. A common festive activity held at Easter, where Easter eggs are hidden outdoors (or indoors if in bad weather) for children to run around and find; this may also be a contest to see who can collect the most eggs.
EASTER EGG HUNTS, noun. Plural of Easter egg hunt
EASTER EGG ROLL, noun. A competition in which an egg is pushed along a lawn.
EASTER EGGER, noun. (US) Any chicken that possesses the gene for laying blue eggs without fully meeting any official breed description.
EASTER EGGS, noun. Plural of Easter egg
EASTER GIANT, noun. A herbaceous flowering plant (Persicaria bistorta) that is native to Europe.
EASTER GIANTS, noun. Plural of Easter giant
EASTER ISLAND, proper noun. An island in the south Pacific, belonging to Chile famous for its moai monuments.
EASTER ISLANDER, noun. A person from Easter Island.
EASTER LILIES, noun. Plural of Easter lily
EASTER LILY, noun. Any of various flowers associated with Easter
EASTER LILY, noun. (Ireland) An emblem of the lily in the Irish colours of green, white, orange: used to commemorate the Easter rebellion of 1916.
EASTER MONDAY, proper noun. The Monday after Easter Sunday; a bank holiday in Britain and a holiday in many other places.
EASTER MOON, noun. The first full moon of spring by a tropical year.
EASTER SUNDAY, proper noun. (Christianity) Easter Day, a Christian religious moveable holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
EASTER, noun. A Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox.
EASTER, noun. A wind from the east.
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