Wesleyan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Wesley +‎ -an

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwezliən/, /ˈwesliən/

Adjective[edit]

Wesleyan (comparative more Wesleyan, superlative most Wesleyan)

  1. Of or pertaining to John Wesley (1703-1791), founder of Methodism.
  2. (by extension) Of or pertaining to Methodism in general

Noun[edit]

Wesleyan (plural Wesleyans)

  1. A supporter of Wesleyanism.
    • John Walford
      However, after breakfast the prayings did not stop for the preachings, — each went on with force; people came flocking in; we had Wesleyans in abundance.