Definition of pseudo-Christian in English:

pseudo-Christian

noun

  • A person falsely called a Christian; a person who falsely claims to be a Christian, a pretended Christian.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characterized by pseudo-Christians or pseudo-Christianity; falsely called or professing to be Christian.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Fulke (d. 1589), theologian and college head. From pseudo- + Christian, after post-classical Latin pseudochristianus false Christian Compare Byzantine Greek ψευδοχριστιανός.

Pronunciation

pseudo-Christian

/ˌs(j)uːdəʊˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n/