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high priest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of high priest

  1. 1 a person who actively supports or favors a cause <the high priest of tax relief for the state's property owners> Synonyms advocate, advocator, apostle, backer, booster, champion, expounder, espouser, friend, gospeler (or gospeller), herald, hierophant, exponent, paladin, promoter, proponent, protagonist, supporter, true believer, tub-thumper, white knightRelated Words loyalist, partisan (also partizan), stalwart; adherent, cohort, disciple, follower; interpreter; applauder, cheerleader, encourager, fellow travelerNear Antonyms enemy, foe, rival; belittler, critic, faultfinderAntonyms adversary, antagonist, opponent

  2. 2 one who brings an art or science to full realization <as the high priest of nouvelle cuisine, he was enormously influential in the food world> Synonyms expounder, guru, exponent, interpreter, practitionerRelated Words dean, doyen, grand old man; ideologue (also idealogue), philosopher, theorist; advocate, apostle, backer, booster, champion, promoter, proponent, supporter




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