evangelist

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noun evan·ge·list \i-ˈvan-jə-list\

Definition of evangelist

  1. 1 often capitalized :  a writer of any of the four Gospels

  2. 2 :  a person who evangelizes; specifically :  a Protestant minister or layman who preaches at special services

  3. 3 :  an enthusiastic advocate <an evangelist for physical fitness>

Examples of evangelist in a sentence

  1. an evangelist of space exploration

13th Century

First Known Use of evangelist

13th century

Other Christian Religious Terms


EVANGELIST Defined for English Language Learners

evangelist

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noun evan·ge·list \i-ˈvan-jə-list\

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

evangelist

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noun evan·ge·list \i-ˈvan-jə-ləst\

Definition of evangelist for Students

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



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