Meaning of “Baptist” in the English Dictionary


"Baptist" in English

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Baptistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbæp.tɪst/ us /ˈbæp.tɪst/

Examples from literature

  • A Baptist preacher named Shirley married us. 
  • He was a Baptist preacher. 
  • He was a Baptist. 
  • Mr. Hughes, a clergyman of the baptist church, was anxious and ready to serve it. 
  • The old sinner said the exception was made because my wife was a Baptist. 

(Definition of “Baptist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Baptist" in American English

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Baptistnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæp·tɪst/ /ˈbæb-/

a member of a Christian religious group that is one of the Protestant churches

(Definition of “Baptist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)