Pronunciation: ( jezh'OO-it, jez'OO-, jez'yOO-), [key]
1. a member of a Roman Catholic religious order (Society of Jesus) founded by Ignatius of Loyola in 1534.
2. (often l.c.) a crafty, intriguing, or equivocating person: so called in allusion to the methods ascribed to the order by its opponents.
of or pertaining to Jesuits or Jesuitism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.