Definition of Pentecostal

1. Noun. Any member of a Pentecostal religious body.

Exact synonyms: Pentecostalist
Group relationships: Pentecostal Religion
Generic synonyms: Protestant
Derivative terms: Pentecostalism

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of any of various Pentecostal religious bodies or their members.

3. Adjective. Of or relating to or occurring at Pentecost.
Derivative terms: Pentecost, Pentecost
Partainyms: Pentecost

Definition of Pentecostal

1. a. Of or pertaining to Pentecost or to Whitsuntide.

Definition of Pentecostal

1. Adjective. of, or relating to Pentecost ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to a Christian religious movement that emphasizes the Holy Spirit ¹

3. Noun. a member of a Pentecostal church ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) An offering formerly made to the parish priest, or to the mother church, at Pentecost. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentecostal

Penstemon linarioides
Penstemon newberryi
Penstemon palmeri
Penstemon parryi
Penstemon rupicola
Penstemon rydbergii
Penstemon serrulatus
Penstemon whippleanus
Pentagon Gang
Pentecostal religion
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen

Literary usage of Pentecostal

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1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"pentecostal times will not come until we have in our churches pentecostal ... Ah, when we have pentecostal preachers and sermons we will have pentecostal ..."

2. Utopia by Thomas More (1869)
"... so honest a meanes as I dyd,i/ I08- •5 f-539- Is defrauded of his pentecostal due of .£55, p 83. f Is accused of sedition in presence of the king, / 83. ..."

3. Forward Movements of the Last Half Century by Arthur Tappan Pierson (1900)
"CHAPTER XI THE pentecostal MOVEMENT—PILKINGTON OF UGANDA* THE crowning external ... This may be called the pentecostal Movement, since the bestowment of the ..."

4. New Testament Illustrations: Comprising Choice Selections, Anecdotes by William Basil Jones (1875)
"pentecostal GIFTS. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. —Acts 2: i. ..."

5. Primitive Piety Revived: Or, The Aggressive Power of the Christian Church. A by Henry Clay Fish, Congregational Board of Publication (1855)
"pentecostal Scenes to be expected. — Ministers to labor for their Return. — Christians generally to awake and come up to the ..."

6. Fifteen Years Among the Top-knots, Or, Life in Korea by Lillias Horton Underwood (1908)
"CHAPTER XIX pentecostal Blessing—Special Meetings—Prayer Answered—Confession of Sin—Revival in Schools—Great Meetings—Bible Study—Effects of ..."

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