That you're making serious inquiry into the life and faith of the Church while considering the possibility of becoming a member, but without yet having made a final decision or being officially affiliated with the Church in some way.
In what way?
If you mean, in a religious sense, the next step beyond "occasional visitor."
Yes, that's the sort of thing I'm looking for. (Not "inquirer" in the general, non-religious sense.
Incidentally, I had "(inquirer into Orthodoxy)" in my profile for a while (after "Melkite"). I removed it, not
that it is no longer true, but it's not one of the main things that I think of when describing my religious identity.
But regardless, I was curious how people see that term...