churchgoer

noun
church·​go·​er | \ ˈchərch-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce churchgoer (audio) \

Definition of churchgoer

: one who habitually attends church

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Other Words from churchgoer

churchgoing \ ˈchərch-​ˌgō-​iŋ How to pronounce churchgoer (audio) , -​ˌgȯ(-​)iŋ \ adjective or noun

Examples of churchgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But on the other hand, rot at the top doesn’t do much to affect the experience of the average Southern Baptist churchgoer. Dominic Pino, National Review, 3 June 2021 Friends and family also said Poetz was an avid churchgoer. Katie Galioto, Star Tribune, 7 Apr. 2021 As the youngest says this, vocalist Minhyuk tears open a pouch of cookies and waves one around, gesturing in agreement and nodding his head like a churchgoer listening to a rousing sermon. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, 27 Jan. 2021 Trump, who frequently spent Sundays at his namesake golf club in northern Virginia, was not a regular churchgoer. Aamer Madhani, ajc, 24 Jan. 2021 Woolen also allegedly shot a churchgoer in the back and shoulder while the man was running from him, Smith added. NBC News, 4 Jan. 2021 Early that Sunday morning, as Americans across the country prepared excitedly to return to houses of worship, Butler, a churchgoer himself, poured his anguish and anger into an email to a few colleagues. Anchorage Daily News, 16 Oct. 2020 And a spokesperson for Harris told the Associated Press that the quotes aren't real. Harris herself identifies as a Baptist and is a churchgoer, per USA TODAY. Camille Caldera, USA TODAY, 15 Oct. 2020 Early that Sunday morning, as Americans across the country prepared excitedly to return to houses of worship, Butler, a churchgoer himself, poured his anguish and anger into an email to a few colleagues. Anchorage Daily News, 16 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of churchgoer

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of churchgoer was in 1598

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10 Jun 2021

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“Churchgoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/churchgoer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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churchgoer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of churchgoer

: someone who regularly goes to church

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