Meaning of amen corner in English:

amen corner


  • The part of a Methodist meeting house formerly occupied by worshippers who responded to the preacher's utterances with occasional shouts of ‘Amen!’.

    ‘Because here in the amen corner of the wingnut choir, we're all singing from the same hymnal!’
    • ‘To most of those who composed the amen corner it was a magnificent and beautiful experience.’
    • ‘In the earliest days of my memory there were still audible “amens” coming from the amen corner.’