Definition of demonologist in English:



  • See demonology

    • ‘He was a brilliant demonologist and an excellent demon hunter.’
    • ‘In brief, Yates spends a deal of time defending the Elizabethan magician Dr Dee against charges of being a demonologist.’
    • ‘His assessment is that neither the types of magic described in the trial accusations, nor the procedures and outcomes of the trials themselves, conform to the stereotypes of demonologists.’
    • ‘Such beliefs often stemmed from Paracelsian doctrines of spirits, through which fairies came to be elected honorary servants to magicians, and that may be how demonologists began identifying them as devils.’
    • ‘This is the second year that the Vatican has offered a course for aspiring demonologists and exorcists.’