methodist

noun meth·od·ist \ -dist \

Definition of methodist

1 : a person devoted to or laying great stress on method
2 capitalized : a member of one of the denominations deriving from the Wesleyan revival in the Church of England, having Arminian doctrine and in the U.S. modified episcopal polity, and stressing personal and social morality

methodist

adjective, often capitalized

methodistic

play \ˌme-thə-ˈdis-tik\ adjective

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1593


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