Definition of catechism
- The cook often consulted the latest nutritional catechism for advice.
They went to school to learn their catechism.
He taught catechism at Sunday school.
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: a collection of questions and answers that are used to teach people about the Christian religion
: a book that explains the beliefs of the Christian religion by using a list of questions and answers
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