from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of any of several Christian denominations that believe Jesus's Second Coming and the end of the world are near.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who believes in the second coming of Christ to establish a personal reign upon the earth; a millenarian; a Second-adventist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of a religious body, embracing several branches, who look for the proximate personal coming of Christ; -- called also Second Adventists.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who believes in the Second Advent (usually known as the Second coming) of Jesus; a millenarian.
  • noun A member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • adjective Relating to believers in the Second Advent of Jesus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ


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