Definition of amen corner in English:

amen corner


  • The part of a Methodist meeting house formerly occupied by worshippers who responded to the preacher's utterances with occasional shouts of ‘Amen!’.

    • ‘Because here in the amen corner of the wingnut choir, we're all singing from the same hymnal!’
    • ‘To most of those who composed the amen corner it was a magnificent and beautiful experience.’
    • ‘In the earliest days of my memory there were still audible “amens” coming from the amen corner.’