Definition of Fifth-monarchy-man in English:

Fifth-monarchy-man

noun

historical
  • A member of a 17th-century sect expecting the immediate Second Coming of Christ and repudiating all other government.

Origin

From Fifth Monarchy, denoting the last of the five great empires prophesied by Daniel (Dan. 2:44).

Pronunciation:

Fifth-monarchy-man

/fi(f)THˈmänərkēˌman/