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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.
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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
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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.
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evangelist

A person who brings or announces good news; author of one of the gospels.
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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
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evangelist

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

noun
A person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country:
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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
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evangelist

[ɪˈvændʒəlɪst] névangéliste m
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evangelist

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

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

(iːvӕnˈdʒelikəl) adjective
seeking to convert people, especially to Christianity.
eˈvangelist (i-) noun
a person who preaches Christianity especially at large public meetings.
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References in classic literature ?
"Well, all I hope," said Miss Cornelia calmly, "is that when I'm dead nobody will call me `our departed sister.' I took a scunner at this sister-and-brothering business five years ago when there was a travelling evangelist holding meetings at the Glen.
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.
This very neat and spacious edifice is erected on the site of the little wicket gate, which formerly, as all old pilgrims will recollect, stood directly across the highway, and, by its inconvenient narrowness, was a great obstruction to the traveller of liberal mind and expansive stomach The reader of John Bunyan will be glad to know that Christian's old friend Evangelist, who was accustomed to supply each pilgrim with a mystic roll, now presides at the ticket office.
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.
They have a few names of saints, the same with those in the Roman martyrology, but they often insert others, as Zama la Cota, the Life of Truth; Ongulari, the Evangelist; Asca Georgi, the Mouth of Saint George.
The evangelist was preaching "sin and redemption," the infinite grace of God and His pardon for human frailty.
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.
The balusters were decorated with emblems of the Four Evangelists.
His favourite subjects were church discipline, rites and ceremonies, apostolical succession, the duty of reverence and obedience to the clergy, the atrocious criminality of dissent, the absolute necessity of observing all the forms of godliness, the reprehensible presumption of individuals who attempted to think for themselves in matters connected with religion, or to be guided by their own interpretations of Scripture, and, occasionally (to please his wealthy parishioners) the necessity of deferential obedience from the poor to the rich--supporting his maxims and exhortations throughout with quotations from the Fathers: with whom he appeared to be far better acquainted than with the Apostles and Evangelists, and whose importance he seemed to consider at least equal to theirs.
"If you mean to hinder everybody from having money but saints and evangelists, you must give up some profitable partnerships, that's all I can say," Mr.