Definition of renewalist in US English:

renewalist

noun

  • 1An advocate or adherent of a new or restored (especially religious) system or practice; a reformist.

  • 2Christian Church. Also with capital initial. An advocate or member of the charismatic movement; an adherent of charismatic renewal.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of renewalism or renewalists.

Origin

1960s. From renewal + -ist, after renewalism.

Pronunciation

renewalist

/rɪˈnjuːəlɪst/