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synonyms for clergyman

  • bishop
  • chaplain
  • cleric
  • evangelist
  • missionary
  • pastor
  • pontiff
  • preacher
  • priest
  • rabbi
  • abbey
  • archbishop
  • cardinal
  • cassock
  • churchman
  • clerk
  • curate
  • dean
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • father
  • monsignor
  • padre
  • parson
  • primate
  • rector
  • reverend
  • sermonizer
  • shepherd
  • vicar
  • bible thumper
  • blackcoat
  • devil dodger
  • ecclesiast
  • harp polisher
  • predicant
  • pulpitarian
  • pulpiteer
  • sky pilot
  • sky scout
  • the rev
  • turn-around collar
See also synonyms for: clergymen

antonyms for clergyman

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  • layman
  • layperson
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How to use clergyman in a sentence

In addition to the two council members, James Butler — who ran unsuccessfully for mayor in 2018 — as well as Michael Campbell, a clergyman, also filed to run in the Democratic primary.
MURIEL BOWSER WILL SEEK A THIRD TERM AS D.C. MAYORMICHAEL BRICE-SADDLER, JULIE WEILNOVEMBER 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Gideon cannot find his relative, a clergyman, he ends up joining forces with Inspector Cutter of Scotland Yard in the search.
TWO HISTORICAL MYSTERY NOVELS PLUNGE READERS INTO THE PAST WHILE KEEPING THEM GUESSINGCLARE MCHUGHFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I was once present at a dispute between a layman and a clergyman, upon the subject of dreams.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The special license had arrived; the young clergyman who was to perform the service was located at Hartledon.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He was rather silent, they observed; but the young clergyman, who made the fourth at the table, was voluble by nature.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And do not forget that your brother is the head of the family, the master of this house, a clergyman, and a man of the world.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A clergyman observed in his sermon, that this was unpardonable, as people did it with their eyes open.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
An Irish clergyman insisted that it was the little hamlet of Auburn, in the county of Westmeath.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I have recently found out that she was christened Tabitha—or, anyhow, would have been, if the clergyman had known his job.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLERGYMAN

  • chaplain
  • churchman
  • churchwoman
  • clergyman
  • clergywoman
  • clerical
  • divine
  • ecclesiastic
  • father
  • minister
  • parson
  • priest
  • rabbi
  • reverend
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.