Definition of Shintoist

1. Noun. A believer in Shintoism.

Group relationships: Shinto
Generic synonyms: Adherent, Disciple
Derivative terms: Shintoism



2. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of Shintoism. "Shinto temples"
Exact synonyms: Shinto, Shintoistic
Partainyms: Shintoism, Shintoism, Shintoism
Derivative terms: Shintoism

Definition of Shintoist

1. n. An adherent of Shintoism.

Definition of Shintoist

1. Noun. An adherent of Shinto ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Shintoist Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Shintoist Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shintoist

Shimeji kininase
Shimer
Shimerian
Shimerians
Shimla
Shimon
Shimshon
Shin Bet
Shina
Shine-Dalgarno sequence
Shine Dalgarno region
Shingon
Shining Path
Shinto
Shintoism
Shintoist (current term)
Shintoistic
Shintoists
Shipley-Hartford scale
Shipot
Shiraz
Shirburnian
Shirburnians
Shirer
Shirgah
Shirime
Shirl
Shirley
Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple Black

Literary usage of Shintoist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"This last was not, like the former, a political event, but merely an unfortunate isolated incident, the work of a religious fanatic, a Shintoist. ..."

2. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1888)
"The seventy-four thousand Buddhist and fifteen thousand Shintoist ... Though the present Mikado is a Shintoist, he is not a bigot nor a man worshipper. ..."

3. Life and Light for Woman by Woman's Board of Missions (1891)
"In private houses the Shintoist has a shrine sanctified to the Amaterasu- Omikami. As you see, the Shintoist temples were formerly dedicated to the sun ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"But at the Restoration, Buddhism, having ceased to be recognized as the national religion, was obliged to restore the Shintoist temples in its possession. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Shintoist

Search for Shintoist on Dictionary.com!Search for Shintoist on Thesaurus.com!Search for Shintoist on Google!Search for Shintoist on Wikipedia!

Search