clergyperson

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noun cler·gy·per·son \-ˌpər-sən\

Definition of clergyperson

  1. :  a member of the clergy

Examples of clergyperson in a sentence

  1. <a clergyperson of your choice would be the best one to advise on this spiritual matter>

1976

First Known Use of clergyperson

1976


CLERGYPERSON Defined for English Language Learners

clergyperson

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noun cler·gy·per·son \-ˌpər-sən\

Definition of clergyperson for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is a member of the clergy especially in a Christian church


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