an adherent of Protestantism
Protestant Church, Protestant(adj)
the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism
"Protestant churches"; "a Protestant denomination"
Any of several denominations of Christianity that separated from the Roman Catholic Church based on theological or political differences during the Reformation.
Someone who is a member of such a denomination.
A modern Christian denomination not belonging to the Catholic or Orthodox traditions.
one who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church
making a protest; protesting
of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers
Origin: [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.]
one who opposes Roman Catholicism on the basis of a conviction that Catholicism is contrary to the Bible
I would not be a Protestant if I were not a protestor against Roman Catholicism.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Protestant' in Adjectives Frequency: #955
The numerical value of Protestant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Protestant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the interest of pluralism, it's about time we had a Protestant on the Supreme Court.
Most of our white Protestant leaders have made it a point of pride to keep their feelings buttoned up.
The same concerns would have been raised whether it was a Catholic, or Jewish, or Protestant cemetery.
People are so shocked when they find ... out I am Protestant. I am Presbyterian. And I go to church and I love God and I love my church.
I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant... I'm very interested in religion as something to study, but I'm not a religious person in the slightest.
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