Easter Bunny

noun
variants: or Easter bunny

Definition of Easter Bunny

: an imaginary rabbit originating in Germanic folklore that fills baskets left out by children with decorated eggs, candy, and presents and sometimes hides the decorated eggs for children to find on Easter

First Known Use of Easter Bunny

1900, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Easter Bunny

Statistics for Easter Bunny

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Easter Bunny

The first known use of Easter Bunny was in 1900

See more words from the same year

Comments on Easter Bunny

What made you want to look up Easter Bunny? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

food or victuals

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!