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
His experiences led him to become an evangelist for the power of knowledge to help people rise above hardship.
Hosting shows such as Geek Entertainment TV with Irina Slutsky, 1938 Media with Loren Feldman and the ScobleShow with former Microsoft evangelist Robert Scoble, the direction of the network isn’t immediately clear.
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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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