clergyperson

noun
cler·​gy·​per·​son | \ ˈklər-jē-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce clergyperson (audio) \

Definition of clergyperson

: a member of the clergy

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Examples of clergyperson in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of clergyperson

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of clergyperson was in 1976

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clergyperson

noun

English Language Learners Definition of clergyperson

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

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