Definition of Christian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkrɪstʃən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɪstʃən//
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  1. 1based on or believing the teachings of Jesus Christ the Christian Church/faith/religion She had a Christian upbringing. a Christian country
  2. 2connected with Christians the Christian sector of the city
  3. 3(also christian) showing the qualities that are thought of as typical of a Christian; good and kind
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin Christianus, from Christus ‘Christ’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Christian