- of or relating to John Wesley, founder of Methodism.
- pertaining to Methodism.
- a follower of John Wesley.
- Chiefly British. a Methodist.
Origin of Wesleyan
Examples from the Web for wesleyan
I spoke first with Scott Ellman, a student at Wesleyan University and now the Huffington Post editor-at-large for his campus.Fraternities in a Post-UVA World
December 12, 2014
Rapping 101 is apparently not a class offered at Wesleyan University.
Gallo charges that the rape allegations at Wesleyan minimize legitimate rape allegations.
LB: I studied history, literature, and philosophy at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.How We Write (Husband and Wife Edition): Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown
January 2, 2013
The truth turns out to be a little more complicated, according to a new study by the Wesleyan Media Project.Campaign-Finance October Surprise: More Money Doesn’t Equal Big Win
October 4, 2012
That a Wesleyan missionary ventured, entitles him to the esteem of mankind.
There is a small church, a Wesleyan chapel, an inn and a post station.
If I were a musician I would take it as the subject for the adagio in a Wesleyan symphony.The Way of All Flesh
Why should not the Church of England and the great Wesleyan body be united?The Wesleyan Methodist Pulpit in Malvern
I look upon my connection with the Wesleyan body as virtually terminated.The Story of My Life
- of, relating to, or deriving from John Wesley
- of, relating to, or characterizing Methodism, esp in its original form or as upheld by the branch of the Methodist Church known as the Wesleyan Methodists
- a follower of John Wesley
- a member of the Methodist Church or (formerly) of the Wesleyan Methodists
Word Origin and History for wesleyan
"pertaining to Wesley," 1771, in reference to John Wesley (1703-1791), founder of Methodism. The surname is from various places in England named West Leigh (or some variant).