Definition of evangelist
1 often capitalized : a writer of any of the four Gospels
2 : a person who evangelizes; specifically : a Protestant minister or layman who preaches at special services
3 : an enthusiastic advocate an evangelist for physical fitness
Examples of evangelist in a Sentence
an evangelist of space exploration
Recent Examples of evangelist from the Web
Yet Howard, one of the company's most devout evangelists, is confident the kinks can be worked out.
Glen Theater: 20 W. Ridge Road — The African American Achievers Youth Corps Inc., Brothers' Keeper Shelter for Homeless Men and Faith Tabernacle Ministry will host evangelist Loretta Hearnes Thames in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Glen Theater.
His experiences led him to become an evangelist for the power of knowledge to help people rise above hardship.
That made Saslove begin considering a transition in her career, as not just a winemaker but as a wine evangelist.
In a roundabout way, that's made the former Microsoft CEO something of an evangelist for companies like SAP, which has released a new cloud service to help public sector organizations manage their spending.
The speaker at noon will be evangelist Geraldine Thomas of God's Grace Apostolic Church.
There’s politicians and TV evangelists and corporations, and none of them have the best interest of the average citizen.
New Praise, evangelist Marnita Garland and others will be special guests.
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First Known Use of evangelist
EVANGELIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of evangelist for English Language Learners
: 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
EVANGELIST Defined for Kids
Definition of evangelist for Students
: a Christian preacher who tries to change or increase religious feelings
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