Definition of celebrant
: one who celebrates; specifically : the priest officiating at the Eucharist
Examples of celebrant in a sentence
The bishop will be the main celebrant.
the celebrant of the service
The celebrants lit their candles.
Origin and Etymology of celebrant
borrowed from Latin celebrant-, celebrans, present participle of celebrāre “to throng, frequent, observe (an occasion, festivity), praise” — more at celebrate
First Known Use: 1624
CELEBRANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of celebrant for English Language Learners
: a person who performs or leads a religious ceremony
: a person who participates in a religious ceremony
: a person who celebrates something
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