HyperDic: ishmael

English > 2 senses of the word Ishmael:
NOUNperson Ishmael(Old Testament) the son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac
person Ishmael, outcast, castaway, pariaha person who is rejected (from society or home / home / home)
Ishmael > pronunciation
Soundsih'shmeyl; ih'shmiyl
Rhymesail ... Yale: 95 rhymes with eyl...
abele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > Ishmael: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) the son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
SpanishIsmael
CatalanIsmael
English > Ishmael: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is rejected (from society or home / home / home).
Synonymsoutcast, castaway, pariah
Narrowerheretic, misbeliever, religious outcastA person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
leperA pariah who is avoided by others
untouchable, HarijanBelongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
Broaderunfortunate, unfortunate personA person who suffers misfortune
Spanishdesterrado, marginado, paria, proscrito
Catalandesterrat, marginat, pària, proscrit

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