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Definition of Methodist


  1. One who observes method.
  2. One of an ancient school of physicians who rejected observation and founded their practice on reasoning and theory.
  3. One of a sect of Christians, the outgrowth of a small association called the "Holy Club," formed at Oxford University, A.D. 1729, of which the most conspicuous members were John Wesley and his brother Charles; -- originally so called from the methodical strictness of members of the club in all religious duties.
  4. A person of strict piety; one who lives in the exact observance of religious duties; -- sometimes so called in contempt or ridicule.
  5. Of or pertaining to the sect of Methodists; as, Methodist hymns; a Methodist elder.
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Methodist Translations

methodist in Dutch is methodistisch
methodist in German is Methodist
methodist in Spanish is metodista
methodist in Swedish is metodist