Synonyms for parsonish
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : pahr-suh n|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɑr sən|
Top 10 synonyms for parsonish
Définition of parsonishOrigin :
- late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone "curate, parson, holder of Church office" (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona "parson" (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the "person" legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae "person of the church."
- As in clerical : adj concerning clergy
- They go the wrong way to work; they are too parsonish, too much of the old wife, and even the old apple wife.
- Extract from : « The Ebb-Tide » by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
- They go the wrong way to work; they are too parsonish, too much of the old wife, and even the old apple-wife.
- Extract from : « The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25) » by Robert Louis Stevenson
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