Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A new convert.

Usage examples (20)
  • The painful and even dangerous rite of circumcision was alone capable of repelling a willing proselyte from the door of the synagogue.
  • They baptize a proselyte in such a confluence of waters as was fit for the washing of a menstruous woman.
  • It has often been discussed whether Cornelius was a 'proselyte' or not.
  • It is disputed by the Babylonian Gemara, "A proselyte, that is circumcised and not baptized, what of him? for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.