christ (plural christs)

  1. Alternative form of Christ
    False christs will offer false hope and provide no salvation.

Pronunciation Proper noun
  1. The anointed one or messiah predicted in the Hebrew Bible.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Matthew 24:24 ↗:
      For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
  2. (Christianity) A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.
  3. Surname
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christ (plural christs)

  1. (arts) A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.
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  1. An expletive.
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