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Adjective: gentile  'jen,tI(-u)l
  1. Belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples
Noun: gentile  'jen,tI(-u)l
  1. A person who does not acknowledge your god
    - heathen, pagan, infidel
  2. A person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus
  3. A Christian as contrasted with a Jew
    - non-Jew, goy [informal]
  4. A Christian
    "Christians refer to themselves as gentiles"

Derived forms: gentiles

Type of: Christian, individual, mortal, nonreligious person, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Gentile, Giovanni, 1875-1944