Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “evangelist”

See all translations

evangelist

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈvæn.dʒə.lɪst/ us  
a person who tries to persuade people to become Christians, often by travelling around and organizing religious meetings
See also
evangelistic
adjective uk   /ɪˌvæn.dʒəˈlɪs.tɪk/ us  
Translations of “evangelist”
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教)佈道者,旅行傳道者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教)布道者,旅行传道者…
(Definition of evangelist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of evangelist?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “evangelist”

Definitions of “evangelist” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More