1. [ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 132
2. [ noun ] (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
Related terms: queen queen Jewess Old_Testament
3. [ noun ] (Old Testament,fine art,writing) an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
Synonyms: book_of_esther
Related terms: book Old_Testament Hagiographa
Similar spelling:   ester