Definition of Revenant

1. Noun. A person who returns after a lengthy absence.

Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or typical of a revenant. "Revenant shrieks and groans"

3. Noun. Someone who has returned from the dead.
Generic synonyms: Ghost

4. Adjective. Coming back. "A revenant ghost"
Exact synonyms: Recurring
Similar to: Continual

Definition of Revenant

1. Noun. Someone who returns from a long absence. ¹

2. Noun. A person or thing reborn. ¹

3. Noun. A supernatural being that returns from the dead; a zombie or ghost. ¹

4. Adjective. (non-gloss definition Used as an adjective.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revenant

1. one that returns [n -S] - See also: returns

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revenant

reveler
revelers
reveling
revelled
revellent
reveller
revellers
revelling
revelment
revelments
revelous
revelries
revelrous
revelry
revels
revenant (current term)
revenants
revendge
revendicate
revendicated
revendicates
revendicating
revenge
revenge is a dish best served cold
revengeable
revengeance
revenged
revengeful
revengefully

Literary usage of Revenant

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1. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"UN revenant i HE who first gave to Martinique its poetical name, "Le Pays des revenants," thought of his wonderful island only as "The Country of ..."

2. Law and Lawyers in Literature by Irving Browne (1882)
"... revenant," a paper published in Blackwood for April, 1827, purporting to be the relation of one who had been hanged and was still alive. ..."

3. Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn (1890)
"UN revenant. i. HE who first gave to Martinique its poetical name, Le Pays de revenants, thought of his wonderful island only as " The Country of ..."

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