noun Date: 1653 a person adhering to a religion; especially a religious zealot

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  • Religionist — Re*li gion*ist, n. One earnestly devoted or attached to a religion; a religious zealot. [1913 Webster] The chief actors on one side were, and were to be, the Puritan religionists. Palfrey. [1913 Webster] It might be that an Antinomian, a Quaker,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • religionist — See religionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • religionist — noun a religious zealot See Also: religionism …   Wiktionary

  • religionist — Synonyms and related words: Brahman, Buddhist, Christian, God fearing man, Holy Willie, Joseph Surface, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Pharisee, Tartuffe, accepter, affecter, anthroposophist, believer, canter, canting hypocrite, catechumen, churchgoer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • religionist — re li·gion·ist || rɪ lɪdÊ’É™nɪst n. devout person, pious person, one who is deeply religious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • religionist — re·li·gion·ist …   English syllables

  • religionist — noun a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑religionism, ↑religion • Hypernyms: ↑religious person …   Useful english dictionary

  • co-religionist — coreligionist coreligionist, co religionist co re*li gion*ist( l?j ?n ?st), n. One of the same religion with another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • co-religionist — noun A fellow follower of ones religion …   Wiktionary

  • co-religionist — co religionists N COUNT: usu pl, oft poss N A person s co religionists are people who have the same religion. [FORMAL] They will turn for help to their co religionists in the Middle East. Syn: fellow believers (in AM, usually use coreligionist) …   English dictionary

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