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Meaning of CLERIC

Pronunciation:  'klerik

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a clergyman or other person in religious orders

CLERIC is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: churchman, divine, ecclesiastic
 See Also: a Kempis, bishop, clergyman, man of the cloth, ordainer, pardoner, reverend, Thomas a Kempis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cler"ic\, n. [AS., fr. L. clericus. See {Clerk}.]
    A clerk, a clergyman. [R.] --Bp. Horsley.
  2. \Cler"ic\, a.
    Same as {Clerical}.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abbe, chaplain, churchman, clergyman, clerical, clerk, curate, cure, DD, divine, Doctor of Divinity, ecclesiastic, Holy Joe, man of God, military chaplain, minister, padre, parson, pastor, preacher, rector, reverend, servant of God, shepherd, sky pilot, supply clergy, supply minister, the Reverend, the very Reverend, tonsured cleric