Part of speech: noun

One who catechizes. catechizer or chiser.

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Usage examples "catechist":

  1. A veritable Calvinist in daily action- from him, no doubt, our subject drew much of his interest in certain directions- John Knox, Scottish history, the '15 and the '45, and no doubt much that justifies the line " something of shorter- catechist," as applied by Henley to Stevenson among very contrasted traits indeed. - "Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial", Alexander H. Japp.
  2. The Abbe Bardin had never been willing to exercise any function but that of catechist; he had grown old in the humble rank of third assistant in a great parish, when, with a little ambition, he might have been its rector. - "Jacqueline, Complete", (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. One of the sweetest of our little girls, a child with a spiritual expression which strikes all who see her, came to us through a young catechist who heard of her and persuaded her people to let her come to Dohnavur. - "Lotus Buds", Amy Carmichael.