: of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greek poet Sotades or his notoriously scurrilous and licentious verse

Word History


Latin sotadeus sotadean (from Greek sōtadeios, from Sōtadēs Sotades, 3d century b.c. Greek satirist) + English -an

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“Sotadean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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