sym·​po·​si·​ast sim-ˈpō-zē-ˌast How to pronounce symposiast (audio)
: a contributor to a symposium

Word History


Greek symposiazein to take part in a symposium, from symposion

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of symposiast was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Symposiast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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