Synonyms of heathen in English:

heathen


See definition of heathen

noun

1‘he said non-believers were wicked heathens’

SYNONYMS
pagan, infidel, idolater, idolatress
unbeliever, non-believer, disbeliever, atheist, non-theist, agnostic, sceptic, heretic
rare paynim, nullifidian
ANTONYMS

Christian, believer

2‘heathens who spoil the flavour of good whisky with ice’

SYNONYMS
philistine, boor, oaf, ignoramus, lout, yahoo, vulgarian, plebeian
barbarian, savage, beast, brute
informal, derogatory pleb, peasant
British informal oik
Australian, New Zealand informal hoon
ANTONYMS

civilized person


adjective

1‘it is a heathen practice to worship idols’

SYNONYMS
pagan, infidel, idolatrous, heathenish
unbelieving, non-believing, atheistic, agnostic, heretical, faithless, godless, irreligious, ungodly, unholy
barbarian, barbarous, savage, uncivilized, uncultured, unenlightened, primitive, ignorant, philistine, brutish, barbaric
rare nullifidian
ANTONYMS

Christian, civilized