noun. ['riːˈvaɪvəlɪst'] a preacher of the Christian gospel.
1. Noun, singular or mass For the retro revivalist who loves terrazzo but wasn't lucky enough to score a midcentury apartment already carpeted in the stuff. 2. Adjective Within 20 years, revivalist meetings had spread to other Hispanic communities across the United States and to Central and South America through missionaries from the U.S. Hispanic community.