a man engaged in literary pursuits, especially a professional writer.
a man of great learning; scholar.
- Man of sin
a designation of Antichrist given in 2 Thess. 2:3-10, usually regarded as descriptive of the Papal power; but “in whomsoever these distinctive features are found, whoever wields temporal and spiritual power in any degree similar to that in which the man of sin is here described as wielding it, he, be he pope or potentate, […]
noun 1. (in Christian exegesis) an appellation of Jesus Christ as the suffering Savior. Isa. 53:3.
noun 1. . noun 1. a person of little substance 2. (mainly US) Also called straw man. a person used as a cover for some dubious plan or enterprise; front man 3. a man who cannot be relied upon to honour his financial commitments, esp because of his limited resources
noun 1. a clergyman or other ecclesiastic.