Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 07/11/19 Symposiarch

Symposiarch (noun)
symposiarch [ sim-poh-zee-ahrk ]


noun
1. the president, director, or master of a symposium.
2. a toastmaster.

RELATED WORDS
director, administrator, monitor, spokesperson, moderator, speaker, president, chair, captain, leader, principal, introducer, presider, prolocutor

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: From the Greek word symposíarchos, dating back to 1595–1605. See symposium, -arch

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SYMPOSIARCH
They have their absolute ruler, the symposiarch, their accepted order of drinking, their proper scale of fines.
ODD BITS OF HISTORY|HENRY W. WOLFF

The symposiarch, or arbiter bibendi, settled the proportions to be used.
PLUTARCH'S MORALS|PLUTARCH

And now, said the Emperor, you must all obey your symposiarch, and I am going to tell you each in turn what to do.
DARKNESS AND DAWN|FREDERIC W. FARRAR

Olympius had risen from his place as Symposiarch and was leaning against a door-post awaiting death with manly composure.
SERAPIS, COMPLETE|GEORG EBERS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Word of the Day 10/16/21 Cordial

    Cordial (adjective, noun) cordial [ kawr-juhl or, especially British, -dee-uhl ] adjective 1. courteous and gracious; friendly; warm: a cordial…

  • Word of the Day 10/15/21 Glitz

    Glitz (noun, verb) glitz [ glits ] noun 1. ostentatious glitter or sophistication: a cocktail lounge noted for its glitz. verb (used with…

  • Word of the Day 10/14/21 Exclave

    Exclave (noun) exclave [ eks-kleyv ] noun 1. a portion of a country geographically separated from the main part by surrounding foreign territory:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments