noun evan·ge·list \i-ˈvan-jə-list\

: a person and especially a preacher who tries to convince people to become Christian

: someone who talks about something with great enthusiasm

: a writer of any of the Gospels in the Bible

Full Definition of EVANGELIST

often capitalized :  a writer of any of the four Gospels
:  a person who evangelizes; specifically :  a Protestant minister or layman who preaches at special services
:  an enthusiastic advocate <an evangelist for physical fitness>

Examples of EVANGELIST

  1. an evangelist of space exploration

First Known Use of EVANGELIST

13th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary
EVANGELIST Defined for Kids


noun evan·ge·list \i-ˈvan-jə-ləst\

Definition of EVANGELIST for Kids

:  a Christian preacher who tries to change or increase religious feelings


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