15th century, in the meaning defined above
Share lord of misrule
Time Traveler for lord of misrule
See more words from the same century
Listen to Our Podcast About lord of misrule
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Get Word of the Day delivered to your inbox!
lord of erection
lord of misrule
lord of regality
Cite this Entry
“Lord of misrule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lord%20of%20misrule. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.
More from Merriam-Webster on lord of misrule
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lord of misrule
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Difficult Spelling Words Quiz
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Top 10 Latin Phrases
Is the project green-lighted? Or greenlit?
Just to get the blood flowing
Where the "Green-Eyed Monster" Comes from
A simple trick to keep them separate
How 'literally' can mean "figuratively"
How to use a word that (literally) drives some pe...
The awkward case of 'his or her'
How many do you know?
Take the quiz
It's a whole mood