Christians are people who love Jesus Christ and follow him.
A term probably introduced by the Romans during A.D. 40s to designate certain groups of Jesus' disciples outside of Judea.
or Kriste'yans. A brotherhood of warriors; they were named Christians, in derision, by the Hebrews. One who rushes into a multitude of rioters, and, with a sword, enforces peace, is a true Christian. A people whose faith is in arms and standing armies. (The following words are synonymous: Brahma, budha, christ, kriste, baal ashtaroth, dagon, vishnu, ashdod, knowledge, wisdom, chreshna, light, po, te'in, wah, manito, and, in fact, a score of others.)
Followers of those whose gimmick is to purport to know everything you'd ever want to know about Jesus.
Believers in the saving work of Jesus Christ have been known as Christians since the first century. They form the largest faith group, but there are numerous denominations or churches both eastern and western, reformed and unreformed.
The followers of Jesus of Nazareth who believe him to be the Jewish messiah (christos) of God; Christianity is the collective body of Christians who believe the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.