Definition of communionist in English:

communionist

noun

  • 1With preceding modifying adjective, as "close communionist","strict communionist", "open communionist","free communionist", etc. A person (especially a Baptist) holding a particular view on the eligibility of worshippers to receive Communion.

  • 2An advocate of or participant in communal living; a communist, a socialist; specifically = Owenite. Compare communional. Now historical and rare.

Origin

Early 19th century. From communion + -ist.

Pronunciation

communionist

/kəˈmjuːnɪənɪst/