heathen heathen  /ˈhi ðən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who does not acknowledge your god
  2. (adj) not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • He converted so many heathen chieftains and common people that the Pope summoned him to Rome and made him a bishop.

News

  • David Bowie Debuts 'Valentine's Day' Video

    The moody clip was directed by photography power duo Indrani and Markus Klinko, who had previously collaborated with the singer on his 2002 album, "Heathen." read more        
    on July 16, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Quotes

  1. Bakri says during the Christmas season, his son could be exposed at school "to all that corruption and (heathen goings on), and even celebration."
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Omar Bakri Mohammed Source: Global Politician

  2. "Things are horrible in my house," added Andrea Stennett, 19, a Harrisburg, Pa., sophomore. "I'm a heathen in my home, according to my parents. I'm not for gayness, but everyone deserves to have a great life. I'm not for killing babies, but...
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: Andrea Source: Barre Montpelier Times Argus

  3. In the years leading up to the crisis, "I'd either bought or I'd been given or I'd found various books on Buddhism and meditation," says Pearce, who, far from being interested in spirituality, describes himself as a "complete heathen. I'd...
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Guy Pearce Source: Washington Post

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