theo·​logue ˈthē-ə-ˌlȯg How to pronounce theologue (audio)
variants or less commonly theolog
: a theological student or specialist

Word History


Latin theologus theologian, from Greek theologos, from the- + legein to speak — more at legend

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of theologue was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Theologue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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