Sal·​va·​tion·​ist sal-ˈvā-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce Salvationist (audio)
: a soldier or officer of the Salvation Army
often not capitalized : evangelist sense 2
salvationist adjective often capitalized

Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Salvationist was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Salvationist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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