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

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche