noun (plural clergymen)
A male priest, minister, or religious leader, especially a Christian one.
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- My rabbi in Brooklyn, who is a national Jewish leader, probably did not know a single Christian clergyman on a first-name basis.
- Along with several couples, there were a group of five unattached girls and this unattached clergyman.
- Walker, an elderly Church of Ireland clergyman, was the heart and soul of Londonderry's resistance to James II after the Glorious Revolution.
priest, minister, pastor, preacher, chaplain, father, bishop, rector, parson, vicar, curate, deacon, deaconess;
monk, nun, religious, friar, sister, brother