Definitions of Protestant

n an adherent of Protestantism

Joseph Smith
religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)
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WASP, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant
a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination
adherent of Anabaptism
Christian Scientist
a member of the Protestant church founded in the United States by Mary Baker Eddy
follower of Baptistic doctrines
a member of the Congregational Church
Nonconformist, chapelgoer
a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism
a member of the Episcopal church
a supporter of fundamentalism
Jehovah's Witness
believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism
Latter-Day Saint, Mormon
a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church
a member of a society founded in Ireland in 1795 to uphold Protestantism and the British sovereign
Pentecostal, Pentecostalist
any member of a Pentecostal religious body
a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church
a member of a group of English Protestants who in the 16th and 17th centuries thought that the Protestant Reformation under Elizabeth was incomplete and advocated the simplification and regulation of forms of worship
a member of an Anabaptist movement in Holland noted for its simplicity of life
Dunkard, Dunker, Tunker
an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)
a follower of Wesleyanism
Northern Baptist
a member of the American Baptist Convention
Southern Baptist
a member of the Southern Baptist Convention
Type of:
a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

n the Protestant churches and denominations collectively

Protestant Church
Pentecostal religion
any fundamentalist Protestant Church that uses revivalistic methods to achieve experiences comparable to the Pentecostal experiences of the first Christian disciples
Type of:
Christian church, church
one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship

adj of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism

Protestant churches”
“a Protestant denomination”

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