churchly


church·ly

adjective \ˈchərch-lē\

Definition of CHURCHLY

1
:  of or relating to a church <churchly authority>
2
:  suitable to or suggestive of a church <a churchly setting>
3
:  adhering to a church <a churchly community>
4
:  churchy 1
church·li·ness noun

Examples of CHURCHLY

  1. <refused to discuss churchly matters except on Sundays>

First Known Use of CHURCHLY

before 12th century

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