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pagan

EN[ˈpeɪɡən] [-eɪɡən]
EN Pagan

    Definition of pagan in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpagans
    1. A person not adhering to any major or recognized religion, especially a heathen or non-Abrahamist, follower of a pantheistic or nature-worshipping religion, neopagan.
      1. This community has a surprising number of pagans.
    2. (by extension, pejorative, politically incorrect) An uncivilized or unsocialized person.
      1. (pejorative, politically incorrect) Especially an unruly, badly educated child.
      2. Adjective
        1. Relating to, characteristic of or adhering to non-Abrahamist religions, especially earlier polytheism.
          1. Many converted societies transformed their pagan deities into saints.
        2. (by extension, pejorative) Savage, immoral, uncivilized, wild.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Bankruptcy must inevitably have come of this young pagan in Lombard Street, London
        • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
          1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
          2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
            1. en Pagan
            2. en paean
            3. en lagan
            4. en paan
            5. en pasan
            Related Links:
            1. en paganism
            2. en pagans
            3. en paganly
            4. en paganic
            5. en paganry
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of pagan for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "pagan" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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