proselyte
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɹɒs.ɪlˌaɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɹɑs.ɪlˌaɪt/
Noun

proselyte (plural proselytes)

  1. One who has converted to a religion or doctrine, especially a gentile converted to Judaism.
    • King James Bible, Matthew 23:15:
      Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
Translations Verb

proselyte (proselytes, present participle proselyting; past and past participle proselyted)

  1. (transitive) To proselytize.



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