mark of the beast

  1. the mark put on the forehead of those who worship the beast, the Antichrist and symbol of opposition to God.

  2. the stain of apostasy, regarded as both indelible and inescapable. Revelation 13:16.

Origin of mark of the beast

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English

Words Nearby mark of the beast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023