Evangelist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈvændʒəlɪst|  American pronunciation of the word evangelist
Brit.  |ɪˈvan(d)ʒ(ə)lɪst|  British pronunciation of the word evangelist

noun

- a preacher of the Christian gospel (syn: gospeler, gospeller, revivalist)
- (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

Examples

He was an evangelist for the freedom of slaves.

I was an evangelist for digital cameras.

...the evangelist's lavish lifestyle discords with his professed religious beliefs...

...in a fire-and-brimstone sermon, the evangelist warned those assembled that they faced the fires of Gehenna if they failed to repent...

Word forms

noun
singular: evangelist
plural: evangelists
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