Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “pagan”

pagan

adjective     /ˈpeɪɡən/
relating to religious beliefs that do not belong to any of the main religions of the world : a pagan festival Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations
pagan noun [C] someone who has pagan religious beliefs Followers of religious groupsBelievers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
(Definition of pagan adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “pagan” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More