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Meaning of CLERGYMAN

Pronunciation:  'klurjeemun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
 

CLERGYMAN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: man of the cloth, reverend
 
 Antonyms: layman, layperson
 
 See Also: archdeacon, archpriest, Beecher, Catholic deacon, chaplain, churchman, clergy, cleric, curate, deacon, divine, domine, dominee, dominie, dominus, Donne, ecclesiastic, Henry Ward Beecher, hierarch, high priest, John Donne, John Keble, John Wesley, Keble, King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr., minister, officiant, ordinand, ordinary, parson, pastor, postulator, preacher, preacher man, prelate, priest, primate, rector, Roger Williams, sermoniser, sermonizer, shepherd, spiritual leader, vicar, Wesley, Williams

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cler"gy*man\, n.; pl. {Clergymen}.
An ordained minister; a man regularly authorized to preach
the gospel, and administer its ordinances; in England usually
restricted to a minister of the Established Church.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbe, ayatollah, brother, canon, cassock, chaplain, churchman, cleric, clerical, clerk, curate, cure, DD, deacon, dean, divine, Doctor of Divinity, dominie, ecclesiastic, evangelist, father, friar, guru, Holy Joe, holy man, imam, man of God, military chaplain, minister, missionary, monastic, monk, padre, parson, pastor, preacher, prebend, prebendary, predicant, presbyter, priest, pulpitarian, pulpiteer, pulpiter, rabbi, rector, religious, reverend, revivalist, sacristan, sermonizer, servant of God, sexton, shepherd, sky pilot, supply clergy, supply minister, the Reverend, the very Reverend, tonsured cleric, vicar
 

 

 

 

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