evangelical

Evangelical is a word to describe anyone who is super enthusiastic about something. You might meet an evangelical Christian or an evangelical cheerleader, or even an evangelical Christian cheerleader.

Evangelical is an adjective originally used to describe a relationship to a particular school of Protestantism. More generally, evangelical is used to describe a strict belief in the Christian gospel and an emphasis on personal conversion to Christianity. Outside of church, the adjective evangelical can describe someone who is an extremely enthusiastic or zealous about a particular cause. An evangelical supporter of something will speak passionately and try very hard to get you to convert to their cause.

Definitions of evangelical
  1. adjective
    relating to or being a Christian church believing in personal conversion and the inerrancy of the Bible especially the 4 Gospels
    evangelical Christianity”
    “an ultraconservative evangelical message”
  2. adjective
    of or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament
  3. adjective
    marked by ardent or zealous enthusiasm for a cause
    synonyms: evangelistic
    enthusiastic, keen
    having or showing great excitement and interest
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