Methodist: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (meth'u-dist), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of the largest Christian denomination that grew out of the revival of religion led by John Wesley: stresses both personal and social morality and has an Arminian doctrine and, in the U.S., a modified episcopal polity.
  2. (l.c.) a person who relies greatly or excessively on methods or a particular method.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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