down-easter

noun, often capitalized D&E
down-east·​er | \ dau̇n-ˈē-stər How to pronounce down-easter (audio) \

Definition of down-easter

: one born or living down east

First Known Use of down-easter

circa 1828, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About down-easter

Time Traveler for down-easter

Time Traveler

The first known use of down-easter was circa 1828

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near down-easter

down east

down-easter

downer

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for down-easter

Cite this Entry

“Down-easter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down-easter. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!