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Luther +‎ -ist


Lutherist (plural Lutherists)

  1. (uncommon) A scholar who studies Luther or his works.
  2. (rare, possibly derogatory) A Lutheran; a proponent of Lutheranism.
    • 1916 November, in The Art World, volume 1, page 145:
      Seized by a fit of rage he denounced Lasson then and there as a Lutherist and hastening from church summoned him before the Court.
    • 1986, James Clavell, Shōgun: A Novel of Japan, page 152:
      Catholics own this world. They owned it. Now we and the Dutch're going to smash them. What nonsense it all is! Catholic and Protestant and Calvinist and Lutherist and every other shitist. You should have been born Catholic.