Associations to the word «Missionary»

Wiktionary

MISSIONARY, noun. One who is sent on a mission.
MISSIONARY, noun. A person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed.
MISSIONARY, noun. (pejorative) A religious messenger.
MISSIONARY, noun. (uncountable) A common position for undertaking sexual intercourse.
MISSIONARY LINGUIST, noun. Alternative spelling of missionary-linguist
MISSIONARY POSITION, noun. A position for sexual intercourse in which the man and woman face each other, with the man on top.

Dictionary definition

MISSIONARY, noun. Someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program.
MISSIONARY, noun. Someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country.
MISSIONARY, adjective. Relating to or connected to a religious mission.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King