Definitions for paganˈpeɪ gən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heathen, pagan, gentile, infidel(noun)

    a person who does not acknowledge your god

  2. pagan(noun)

    a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew)

  3. hedonist, pagan, pleasure seeker(adj)

    someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures

  4. heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic(adj)

    not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam


  1. pagan(Noun)

    A person not adhering to any major or recognized religion, especially a heathen or non-Abrahamist, follower of a pantheistic or nature-worshipping religion, neopagan.

    This community has a surprising number of pagans.

  2. pagan(Noun)

    An uncivilized or unsocialized person

  3. pagan(Noun)

    Especially an unruly, badly educated child.

  4. pagan(Adjective)

    Relating to, characteristic of or adhering to non-Abrahamist religions, especially earlier polytheism.

    Many converted societies transformed their pagan deities into saints.

  5. pagan(Adjective)

    Savage, immoral, uncivilized, wild.

  6. Pagan(ProperNoun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Pagan(noun)

    one who worships false gods; an idolater; a heathen; one who is neither a Christian, a Mohammedan, nor a Jew

  2. Pagan(noun)

    of or pertaining to pagans; relating to the worship or the worshipers of false goods; heathen; idolatrous, as, pagan tribes or superstitions

  3. Origin: [L. paganus of or pertaining to the country, pagan. See Pagan, n.]


  1. Pagan

    Pagan is an album by Celtic metal band Cruachan released in 2004.

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