noun (plural clergymen)
A male priest, minister, or religious leader, especially a Christian one.
- The reverand has been for a quarter of a century a clergyman in Hampshire.
- If talking to a friend or relative doesn't help, or is not an option, a clergyman may be helpful.
- Having divorced his mentally unstable wife, he finds that his interest in the life of the clergyman has waned.
priest, churchman, churchwoman, man/woman of the cloth, man/woman of God, cleric, minister, preacher, chaplain, father;
North American dominie
Australian informal josser
Words that rhyme with clergymanclergymen
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