Apocalyptist

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apocalyptist The writer of the Apocalypse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n apocalyptist The writer of the Apocalypse.
    • n apocalyptist An interpreter of the Apocalypse. Also apocalyptic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Apocalyptist the writer of the Apocalypse
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.; a revelation, an uncovering—apo, from, kalypt-ein, to cover.

Usage

In literature:

John's relation to the Essenes; the Pharisees; the Zealots; the Apocalyptists.
"The Life of Jesus of Nazareth" by Rush Rhees
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