- a person who supports High Church principles.
- a supporter of the Oxford movement.
Related formsan·ti·rit·u·al·ist, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for ritualist
The porch was a bull's head, with a procession of Ritualist fools entering by the nostrils.The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. II. (of II)|Blanchard Jerrold
Both had broken with them: Wade not so much when he became a ritualist as Hilary when he turned his back on manufacturing.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
You are no doubt a Ritualist, and your son has no doubt been educated in the same school.The Altar Steps|Compton MacKenzie
I never heard of any Ritualist who considered any of his dearest practices in this light.
Her carefully trained imagination was her religion, and in her own way she was a ritualist.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various