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Synonyms for clergyman
ˈklɜr dʒi məncler·gy·man

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  1. clergymannoun


  2. clergymannoun

    An ordained Christian minister.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clergyman

    pastor, divine, parson, preacher, presbyter, minister, elder, deacon, bishop, dominie, rector, prelate, priest, monk, friar, vicar, curate

    layman, laic, congregation, laity, flock

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clergyman, reverend, man of the clothnoun

    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

    reverend, man of the cloth

    layman, layperson, secular

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clergymannoun

    minister, divine, priest, pastor, parson, ecclesiastic, churchman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clergymannoun

    minister, divine, ecclesiastic, priest, pastor, parson, churchman, preacher, rector, curate, dominie, vicar, missionary, evangelist, patriarch, dean, bishop, chaplain, cleric, deacon, presbyter, imparsonee, kirkman, padre, curé, abbé


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clergyman":

    cleric, priest, pasteur, pastor, preacher

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  1. Vincent Van Gogh:

    An artist needn't be a clergyman or a church warden, but he must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

  2. Voltaire:

    A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.

  3. Mark Skurka:

    Pablo Castro didn’t get to have somebody praying over him as this guy stabbed him 29 times. Pablo Castro didn’t get afforded such niceties and things like to have a clergyman present.

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