Associations to the word «Jesuit»


JESUIT, noun. (Christianity) (chiefly Roman Catholicism) a member of the Society of Jesus
JESUIT, noun. (obsolete) A crafty person; an intriguer.
JESUIT, adjective. Of, relating to, or characteristic of this society or its members

Dictionary definition

JESUIT, noun. A member of the Jesuit order.
JESUIT, adjective. Having qualities characteristic of Jesuits or Jesuitism; "Jesuitical education".

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