Salvationist

[ sal-vey-shuh-nist ]
/ sælˈveɪ ʃə nɪst /

noun

a member of the Salvation Army.
(lowercase) a person who preaches salvation, deliverance from sin, etc., and the means of obtaining it; evangelist.

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Origin of Salvationist

First recorded in 1880–85; salvation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM Salvationist

sal·va·tion·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for salvationist

salvationist
/ (sælˈveɪʃənɪst) /

noun

a member of an evangelical sect emphasizing the doctrine of salvation
(often capital) a member of the Salvation Army

adjective

stressing the doctrine of salvation
(often capital) of or relating to the Salvation Army

Derived forms of salvationist

salvationism, noun
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