Definition of proselytist in English:

proselytist

noun

  • A person who makes, or seeks to make, proselytes or converts; (in extended use) an advocate or proponent of something.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Biblical Repertory. From either proselyte or proselyte + -ist, probably after proselytism.

Pronunciation

proselytist

/ˈprɒsɪlɪtɪst/