(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to the popular Chinese religious system based on the teachings of Lao-tzu but including a pantheon of gods along with divination and magic

- Taoist temples

2. of or relating to the philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life

Sentences with taoist as an adjective:

- Taoist medicine very much follows the maxim of first do no harm.


1. an adherent of any branch of Taoism

Similar word(s): tao

Definition categories: person, adherent, disciple