follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

Salvationist

[sal-vey-shuh-nist] /sælˈveɪ ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
a member of the Salvation Army.
2.
(lowercase) a person who preaches salvation, deliverance from sin, etc., and the means of obtaining it; evangelist.
Origin of Salvationist
1880-1885
1880-85; salvation + -ist
Related forms
salvationism, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Salvationist
Historical Examples
  • At this moment, a Salvationist prophet named John is stirring the people very strongly.

    Preface to Androcles and the Lion George Bernard Shaw
  • The only sort of officer he ought to carry is a Salvationist!'

    The Talking Horse F. Anstey
  • In a moment the Salvationist knelt upon the stones, and kissed the battered face of the poor wanderer.

    Our Master Bramwell Booth
  • The charnel houses of iniquity must ever be the workshops of the Salvationist.

    Our Master Bramwell Booth
  • An old soldier came down from the front and a Salvationist asked him if he knew the Little Major.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • The Salvationist told him the only suitable place in the town was that used by him as a garage.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • They were very grateful for the trust reposed in them by the Salvationist.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • Sometimes they try to get me to smoke or go and have a glass of beer with them, but I tell them that I am a Salvationist.

    The War Romance of the Salvation Army Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill
  • It is as much or more than the other sensational, democratic, and (I use the word in a sound and good sense) Salvationist.

    A Miscellany of Men G. K. Chesterton
  • But even that one can grin and bear when one remembers that the Salvationist bandsmen are but a sort of melancholy herald angels.

British Dictionary definitions for Salvationist

salvationist

/sælˈveɪʃənɪst/
noun
1.
a member of an evangelical sect emphasizing the doctrine of salvation
2.
(often capital) a member of the Salvation Army
adjective
3.
stressing the doctrine of salvation
4.
(often capital) of or relating to the Salvation Army
Derived Forms
salvationism, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Salvationist

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Salvationist

0
18
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for salvationist