theologue

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

Dictionary Entries Near theologue

Cite this Entry

“Theologue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theologue. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!