- an adherent of Anglo-Catholicism.
- a member of the Church of England, as distinguished from a Roman Catholic or member of the Greek or Russian Orthodox churches.
- of or relating to Anglo-Catholicism or Anglo-Catholics.
Origin of Anglo-Catholic
First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for anglo-catholic
Who ever heard such a thing—at least from an Anglo-Catholic?Loss and Gain
John Henry Newman
Neither of the nuns had ever heard of an Anglo-Catholic before.Hyacinth
George A. Birmingham
But another, by no means an Anglo-Catholic, corrected this judgment.Painted Windows
It was the golden time of 'retrograding transcendentalism,' as the hard-heads called the Anglo-Catholic symphony.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Ten or fifteen years afterwards Anglo-Catholic sentiment was again strong.Studies in Contemporary Biography
James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
- of or relating to a group within the Church of England or the Anglican Communion that emphasizes the Catholic elements in its teaching and practice
- a member of this group
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