noun (plural clergymen)
A male priest, minister, or religious leader, especially a Christian one.
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- Stratford clergymen solemnized three marriages in February.
- There was once a time in America when all its writers seemed to be clergymen.
- Two of the survivors were Christian clergymen, who underscore through their actions that Christian love and sacrifice are very important for many.
priest, churchman, churchwoman, man/woman of the cloth, man/woman of God, cleric, minister, preacher, chaplain, father; ecclesiastic, divine, theologian; Christianitybishop, pastor, vicar, rector, parson, (assistant) curate, deacon, deaconess; Judaismrabbi; Islamimam; Scottishkirkman; Frenchabbé, curé; North Americandominie
Australian informal josser