Abderian

adjective
Ab·​de·​ri·​an | \(ˈ)ab¦dirēən\

Definition of Abderian 

1 : of or belonging to the ancient city of Abdera or to its inhabitants

2 : foolish Abderian laughter

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First Known Use of Abderian

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Abderian

Abdera, city of ancient Thrace (borrowed from Greek Ábdēra) + -ian

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