Definition of clergy in English:
noun (plural clergies)[usually treated as plural]
The body of all people ordained for religious duties, especially in the Christian Church: all marriages were to be solemnized by the clergy
More example sentences
- He helped to draft a new catechism of the church to instruct parish clergy.
- The colleges provide sheltered housing for clergy widows and retired clergy.
- Invariably, he would publicly upbraid those members of the clergy he deemed to be unconverted.
Words that rhyme with clergyburgee
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan