from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A theologian.
  • noun A theological student.

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

  • noun A theologian.
  • noun Colloq. U. S. A student in a theological seminary.

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

  • noun A student of theology
  • noun A theologian


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In the reign of Arcadius, Logomachos, a theologue of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • He soon entered into conversation with the Scythian Dondindac; for the theologue knew a little Scythian, and the other a little Greek.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • “Very extraordinary!” returned the theologue; “a Scythian family praying to God without having been instructed by us!”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • There is no comparison between us; Copleston is no theologue; I am.

    My New Curate

  • Courtland's preaching was not of the usual cut-and-dried order of the young theologue.

    The Witness

  • And in it he asks them to 'Consider' -- his countrymen have scarcely as yet considered it sufficiently -- 'Consider, brethren, it is no speculative theologue which desireth to give you courage, but even your brother in affliction, which partly hath experience what Satan's wrath may do against the chosen of

    John Knox

  • He was only an Academy boy yesterday, or a theologue; unknown, unnoticed, saying his lesson in Xenophon, taking his notes on the Nicene Creed; blamed a little, possibly, by his teacher or by his professor, for inattention.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 4, March, 1896

  • This is why the average theologue, in his first parish, is like the well-meaning but meddling engineer endeavoring with clumsy tools and insensitive fingers to adjust the delicate and complicated mechanism of a Genevan watch.

    Preaching and Paganism

  • The average theologue is deep-read in Hebrew Scripture, but ignorant of the A B C of the tongue in which is written the Bible of man's soul.

    The Joys of Being a Woman and Other Papers

  • "Go back and read your verse!" thundered the young theologue.

    Marion Harland's autobiography : the story of a long life,


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.