Definition of non-Christian in English:



  • Relating to people or beliefs that are not Christian.

    ‘forms of non-Christian religious observance’
    • ‘What's the basic belief that would separate a Christian denomination from a non-Christian religion?’
    • ‘He told her to remove the ivy because it represented non-Christian beliefs, so she did.’
    • ‘The survey also found that women are more likely than men to hold both Christian and non-Christian beliefs.’
    • ‘Although the term pagan is used to describe any number of non-Christian belief systems, the actual term means something very different.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, From East to West can serve as a useful introduction to Christian and non-Christian monasticism, and especially to the confluences between the two.’


  • A person who is not a Christian.

    • ‘Bringing this message to non-Christians is a Christian thing to do.’
    • ‘He found positive role models - writers, social activists, Christians and non-Christians.’
    • ‘I believe that Christians should avoid judging non-Christians.’
    • ‘But he worries about dialogue between Christians and non-Christians.’
    • ‘Remember that the term ‘pagan’ was used by Christians to describe non-Christians, at a time when urbanites were rapidly converting to Christianity.’