Definition of Wyclif, John in US English:

Wyclif, John

(also Wycliffe)

proper noun

  • (c.1330–84), English religious reformer. He criticized the wealth and power of the Church and upheld the Bible as the sole guide for doctrine; Wyclif instituted the first English translation of the complete Bible. His followers were known as Lollards.


Wyclif, John