evangelist


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e·van·gel·ist

 (ĭ-văn′jə-lĭst)
n.
1. often Evangelist Any of the authors of the four Gospels in the New Testament, traditionally identified by the names Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
2. One who practices evangelism, especially a Protestant preacher or missionary.
3. One who promulgates or promotes something enthusiastically.

evangelist

(ɪˈvændʒɪlɪst)
n
1. (Protestantism) an occasional preacher, sometimes itinerant and often preaching at meetings in the open air
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a preacher of the Christian gospel
3. any zealous advocate of a cause
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another word for revivalist1

Evangelist

(ɪˈvændʒɪlɪst)
n
1. (Bible) any of the writers of the New Testament Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John
2. (Protestantism) a senior official or dignitary of the Mormon Church

e•van•ge•list

(ɪˈvæn dʒə lɪst)

n.
1. a preacher of the Christian gospel, esp. a revivalist.
2. (cap.) any of the writers (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) of the four Gospels.
3. (cap.) a patriarch in the Mormon Church.
[1125–75; Middle English < Latin < Greek]
e•van`ge•lis′tic, adj.
e•van`ge•lis′ti•cal•ly, adv.

evangelist

A person who brings or announces good news; author of one of the gospels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evangelist - a preacher of the Christian gospelevangelist - a preacher of the Christian gospel  
preacher, preacher man, sermoniser, sermonizer - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
televangelist - an evangelist who conducts services on television
2.Evangelist - (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
spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs

evangelist

noun preacher, minister, missionary, clergyman, revivalist, clergywoman A noted evangelist was preaching to a rather hostile congregation.

evangelist

noun
A person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country:
Translations
مُبَشِّر إنْجيلي
evangelist
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evangelizátor
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evangelist

[ɪˈvændʒəlɪst] N
1. (= writer) (also Evangelist) → Evangelista m
St John the EvangelistSan Juan Evangelista
2. (= preacher) → evangelizador(a) m/f

evangelist

[ɪˈvændʒəlɪst] névangéliste m

evangelist

n (Bibl) → Evangelist(in) m(f); (= preacher)Prediger(in) m(f); (= itinerant)Wanderprediger(in) m(f)

evangelist

[ɪˈvændʒəlɪst] n (writer) (also Evangelist) → evangelista m; (preacher) → predicatore m evangelista

evangelical

(iːvӕnˈdʒelikəl) adjective
seeking to convert people, especially to Christianity.
eˈvangelist (i-) noun
a person who preaches Christianity especially at large public meetings.
References in classic literature ?
Nor even in our superstitions do we fail to throw the same snowy mantle round our phantoms; all ghosts rising in a milk-white fog --Yea, while these terrors seize us, let us add, that even the king of terrors, when personified by the evangelist, rides on his pallid horse.
There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath; like those fabled undulations of the Ephesian sod over the buried Evangelist St.
The evangelist was preaching "sin and redemption," the infinite grace of God and His pardon for human frailty.
Some malicious persons it is true deny the identity of this reputable character with the Evangelist of old times, and even pretend to bring competent evidence of an imposture.
The Froom waters were clear as the pure River of Life shown to the Evangelist, rapid as the shadow of a cloud, with pebbly shallows that prattled to the sky all day long.
I took a scunner at this sister-and-brothering business five years ago when there was a travelling evangelist holding meetings at the Glen.
After all, the man whose horse trots a mile in a minute does not carry the most important messages; he is not an evangelist, nor does he come round eating locusts and wild honey.
The discredited family doctor was threatening those extraordinary exposures that afterwards began and were broken off; tales of monstrous and prehistoric things in Park Lane; things done by an English Evangelist that smelt like human sacrifice and hordes of slaves.
There is no impiety in believing that, when his long life was over, the apostle of the Indians was welcomed to the celestial abodes by the prophets of ancient days and by those earliest apostles and evangelists who had drawn their inspiration from the immediate presence of the Saviour.
All the law wants is the four evangelists and the Lord’s prayer.
Wilt thou, my good Jacinta, be so kind As go down in the library and bring me The Holy Evangelists.
They serve no purpose, as they stand thus useless round the king; they produce upon me the effect of the four Evangelists who surround the face of the big clock of the palace, and which Philippe Brille has just set in order afresh.