Synonyms for clergyman

Grammar : Noun
Spell : klur-jee-muh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˈklɜr dʒi mən

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Définition of clergyman

Origin :
  • 1570s, from clergy + man (n.).
  • noun minister
Example sentences :
  • This feeling was intensified by the belief that Swift, as a clergyman, was insincere.
  • Extract from : « De Libris: Prose and Verse » by Austin Dobson
  • The clergyman was coming along the path with Schwitter at his heels.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Her name was Dorothea Taust; her father, like most of his ancestors, was a clergyman.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • This gentleman was a clergyman, who had no regular parish, but who preached in a chapel of his own.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The clergyman looked round; one of the children was trembling.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Consider, the register itself is destroyed—the clergyman dead.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • He was not yet quite certain that Adams had any more of the clergyman in him than his cassock.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 » by Henry Fielding
  • The personage never opened his book, and never looked at the clergyman.
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • The mechanic who works at the bench may possess it, as well as the clergyman or the peer.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • He was a regular communicant; he helped our clergyman splendidly.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward

Antonyms for clergyman

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