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
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.