Definition of "jesuit" []

  • A member of a Roman Catholic religious order (the Society of Jesus) founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1534 with the aims of defending the papacy and Catholicism against the Reformation and to undertake missionary work among the heathen (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "jesuit" in a sentence
  • "---- Upon which the provost, going along with him to the house where the pretended jesuit was, and entering the room, he immediately knew Mr. Durham, and saluted him as laird of Easter Powrie, craving his pardon for their mistake, and turning to the parson, asked where the person was he called the jesuit?"
  • "Some of your old tory friends think that there is design in all you write on these questions, and do not hesitate to designate you by the amiable title of a "jesuit," etc."
  • "Scrabble's North American owner, and Merriam-Webster, publisher of the players dictionary, to delete several dozen words, among them "jesuit," "libber" and "fart.""
  • "God love ya, says Biden, (Oh ya, when i quote him, inevitably there is a blurt of how zionist he is, apparently, and jesuit), whatever ... such defensiveness."
  • "We must remember that JESUIT GENERAL or jesuit military department is said to be in control of all intelligences ...?"