Kateri Tekakwitha was proclaimed a saint.
Dorothy Day was a living saint.
Thanks for looking after the house while I'm away. You're a saint!
To the assembly of God which is at Corinth; those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place, both theirs and ours. (1Cor. 1:2)
"Saint Stephen was the first martyr."
An example of a saint is Saint Francis of Assisi.
An example of a saint is a person who spends all her free time volunteering with the homeless.
Many wish to see Pope John Paul II sainted immediately.
Origin of saint
- Middle English seint from Old French saint from Late Latin sānctus from Latin holy past participle of sancīre to consecrate sak- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From saint