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Definition of "christian" []

  • A person who believes in and follows Jesus Christ (noun)
  • A member of a Christian Church or denomination (noun)
  • A person who possesses Christian virtues, esp practical ones (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or derived from Jesus Christ, his teachings, example, or his followers (adjective)
  • Exhibiting kindness or goodness (adjective)

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Use "christian" in a sentence
  • "While we continue those practices the term christian will only be a burlesque expression, signifying no more than that it ironically denominates the rudest sect of barbarians that ever disgraced the hand of their Creator."
  • "I do think the term christian is wrong, dogmatic would be more accurate."
  • "Bible-thumping right-wing fundamentalists have also tarnished the popular image of religion to such an extent that someone who openly calls themselves a christian is automatically suspect, and considered likely to be a full-on bigot."
  • "First of all, him being a christian is debatable, as well as having nothing to do with what needs to happen to help Haiti."
  • "When, exactly, did blatant lying become acceptable in christian bizarro world?"