Definition of baptismal in English:

baptismal

adjective

  • Relating to the Christian rite of baptism.

    ‘we will renew our baptismal vows’
    ‘baptismal rites’
    • ‘Baptismal traditions are determined by the religious denomination of the family.’
    • ‘Eight granite columns with marble Corinthian capitals encircle the baptismal basin, now much degraded.’
    • ‘The baptismal ceremony a week later was the scene of even greater celebrations.’
    • ‘According to his baptismal certificate, he was baptized on January 9, 1966.’
    • ‘The second determinant was the status recorded in baptismal registers.’
    • ‘The conflict revolved around the content of the new covenant signified by baptismal waters.’
    • ‘His critique of baptismal theology, however, was not solely directed at British Baptists.’
    • ‘Because white baptismal clothing is absolutely essential, poor parents reportedly spend food money on the appropriate dress.’
    • ‘Men could protect the honor of mothers by not listing their names in the baptismal record.’
    • ‘The font, decorated with five baptismal scenes, rests on feet in the form of cattle.’

Pronunciation

baptismal

/bapˈtɪzməl/