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
Joysa Winter, a Humanist celebrant who is a rabbinic candidate with the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism, led the ceremony, which incorporated Jewish and Christian elements.
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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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