1. zealot

noun. ['ˈzɛlət, ˈziːlət'] a fervent and even militant proponent of something.


  • drumbeater
  • exponent
  • advocator
  • doctrinaire
  • partisan
  • dogmatist
  • advocate
  • bigot


  • uninstructive
  • unbiased
  • unbiassed
  • nonpartizan

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Rhymes with Zealot

  • bielat

How do you pronounce zealot?

Pronounce zealot as ˈzɛlət.

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Sentences with zealot

1. Noun, singular or mass
This type of employee risks being seen as unrealistic at best, and a zealot, at worst.

Quotes about zealot

1. Falling in love is very real, but I used to shake my head when people talked about soul mates, poor deluded individuals grasping at some supernatural ideal not intended for mortals but sounded pretty in a poetry book. Then, we met, and everything changed, the cynic has become the converted, the sceptic, an ardent zealot.
- E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

2. In search of Truth the hopeful zealot goes,But all the sadder tums, the more he knows!
- H.P. Lovecraft

2. Zealot

noun. a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans.


  • Hebrew
  • Israelite