Definition of “messiah” - English Dictionary

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messiahnoun [ C ]

us /məˈsɑɪ·ə/

a person who is expected to come and save the world

In the Christian religion, the Messiah is Jesus.

In the Jewish religion, the Messiah has not yet come.

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