- Christ ► NOUN ▪ the title given to Jesus.► EXCLAMATION ▪ used to express irritation, dismay, or surprise.DERIVATIVES Christlike adjective Christly adjective.ORIGIN Greek Khristos 'anointed one' , translating a Hebrew word meaning 'Messiah' .
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Christly — Christ ly, a. Christlike. H. Bushnell. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Christly — [krīst′lē] adj. of Jesus Christ; Christlike Christliness n … English World dictionary
Christly — Christliness, n. /kruyst lee/, adj. Christlike. [bef. 1000; OE cristlic (unrecorded in ME; mod. E Christly appar. a re formation on the model of GODLY, MANLY, etc.); see CHRIST, LY] * * * … Universalium
Christly — adjective see Christ I … New Collegiate Dictionary
Christly — n. in a Christian manner, in a Christlike manner … English contemporary dictionary
christly — christ·ly … English syllables
Christly — /ˈkraɪstli/ (say kruystlee) adjective 1. of or relating to Christ. 2. Christlike. –Christliness, noun … Australian English dictionary
christly — adjective resembling or showing the spirit of Christ • Syn: ↑christlike • Similar to: ↑christian • Derivationally related forms: ↑Christ … Useful english dictionary
christlike — adjective resembling or showing the spirit of Christ • Syn: ↑christly • Similar to: ↑christian • Derivationally related forms: ↑Christ (for: ↑christly) … Useful english dictionary
Christ — I. noun Etymology: Middle English Crist, from Old English, from Latin Christus, from Greek Christos, literally, anointed, from chriein Date: before 12th century 1. messiah 2. Jesus 3. an ideal type of humanity 4. Christian Science the ideal truth … New Collegiate Dictionary