ecdysiast

noun
ec·​dys·​i·​ast | \ek-ˈdi-zē-ˌast, -zē-əst\

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Her skeevy, low-light photographs of these amateur ecdysiasts on makeshift stages, naked in front of boys as well as men, were supplemented by recordings in which the women opened up about their lives while relaxing alone or with clients. Richard B. Woodward, WSJ, "‘Susan Meiselas: Meditations’ Review: Turning Subjects Into Collaborators," 6 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of ecdysiast

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ecdysiast

Greek ekdysīs

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