What does Anglican mean?

Definitions for Anglicanˈæŋ glɪ kən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Anglican.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Anglican(adj)

    a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism

  2. Anglican(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church

    "an Anglican bishop"


  1. Anglican(Noun)

    A member of an Anglican church.

  2. Anglican(Adjective)

    Relating to the Church of England, or one of several related churches, such as those in the Anglican Communion.

  3. Origin: From Anglicanus, from Anglicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anglican(adj)

    english; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc

  2. Anglican(adj)

    pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England

  3. Anglican(noun)

    a member of the Church of England

  4. Anglican(noun)

    in a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England

  5. Origin: [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. English.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anglican

    ang′glik-an, adj. English: belonging to, or characteristic of, the Church of England.—n. Ang′licanism, attachment to English institutions, esp. the English Church: the principles of the English Church.—v.t. Ang′licise, to express in English idiom.—n. Ang′licism, an English idiom or peculiarity of language.—v.t. Ang′lify, to make English.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglican in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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