Fifth Monarchy Man

noun

Definition of Fifth Monarchy Man

: a member of a fanatical sect in England at the time of the Commonwealth who believed that the fifth monarchy during which Christ would reign on earth a thousand years was near at hand and that they must assist to establish it by force

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More About Fifth Monarchy Man

Dictionary Entries Near Fifth Monarchy Man

fifth monarchy

Fifth Monarchy Man

fifth quarter

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Fifth Monarchy Man

Cite this Entry

“Fifth Monarchy Man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fifth%20Monarchy%20Man. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!