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.
Recent Examples of celebrant from the Web
Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer will be the main celebrant and the Rev. Lambert Ulinzwenimana, the parochial vicar of the Winton Wyoming Pastoral Region, will be concelebrating the Mass.
As the silver and gold traditions spread, celebrants — and shopkeepers — looked for parallel ways to mark earlier anniversaries too.
July 4 celebrants spent more than $1 billion on beer and an estimated $568 million on wine in 2016, the financial Web site WalletHub found.
The groom’s mother is a wedding and life-cycle celebrant.
Celebrants included George Carlin, Jay Leno, Albert Brooks, Harry Shearer, Shelly Berman, Drew Carey, Jonathan Winters and Richard Lewis.
Every year the anniversary generates emotional responses from both celebrants of China’s post-colonial resurgence and protesters worried about Hong Kong’s future as a beacon of capitalism, free speech and the rule of law.
The parade often picks up celebrants along the way.
The ship is located at the foot of Canal Boulevard at the Port of Richmond and celebrants will also be able to go wine tasting at the nearby Riggers Loft Winery.
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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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