Pronunciation Adjective

pagan (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, characteristic of religions that differ from main world religions.
    ''Many converted societies transformed their pagan deities into saints.
  2. (by extension, pejorative) Savage, immoral, uncivilized, wild.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (religion)
Translations Translations Noun

pagan (plural pagans)

  1. A person not adhering to a main world religion; a follower of a pantheistic or nature-worshipping religion.
    This community has a surprising number of pagans.
  2. (by extension, pejorative) An uncivilized or unsocialized person.
  3. (by extension, pejorative) An unruly, badly educated child.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • IPA: /ˈpeɪɡən/
Proper noun
  1. A male given name.
  • IPA: /pəˈɡɑːn/
Proper noun
  1. (dated) The city of Bagan, Myanmar.
  2. (historical) The 9th- to 13th-century Burmese kingdom which had its capital at this city.

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