What does the word evangelical mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who holds evangelical doctrines. evangelic.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Evangelically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the gospel or to its fundamental doctrines; spiritually minded.

Usage examples for evangelical

  1. I rather feared that, as a good Catholic, I would find it difficult to do my duty in the service of an evangelical employer." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The latter had scarcely had time to win the victory, and to fall into a doze by her pipe of port, when Evangelical religion came to vex all that was moderate, mature, and fond of repose. – Oxford by Lang, Andrew