Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Jesus Christ”

See all translations

Jesus Christ

noun uk   /ˌdʒiː.zəsˈkraɪst/ ( also Christ, also Jesus) us  
the man believed by his religious followers to be the son of God. Christianity is based on his life and teachings.
More examples

Jesus Christ

exclamation uk   /ˌdʒiː.zəsˈkraɪst/ ( also Christ, also Jesus) informal us  
an expression of surprise, shock, or anger. Some people might consider this use offensive: Jesus, just look what a mess they've made!
Translations of “Jesus Christ”
in Chinese (Traditional) 耶穌,耶穌基督…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耶稣,耶稣基督…
(Definition of Jesus Christ from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Jesus Christ?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “Jesus Christ” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More