What does the word pagan mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Heathenish.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Paganism.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Heathenish; idolatrous.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A worshiper of false gods; a heathen.

Usage examples for pagan

  1. And would even a grand old Pagan crave the presence beside his dead body for an hour of the night of a woman he did not esteem? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. She had been named, as many another girl of the congregation, Margaret Leslie, after the minister's wife; she was a member of the church; she had been brought up to attend Sunday- school and mission band, and to be helpful in all social functions of the congregation; and withal she was frankly and happily, and entirely pagan. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  3. Doubtless to some host of Patricius, a pagan like himself. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
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