congregant

noun con·gre·gant \ ˈkäŋ-gri-gənt \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of congregant

: one who congregates; specifically : a member of a congregation

Examples of congregant in a Sentence

  1. A small number of congregants had assembled for Midnight Mass.

  2. The church depends on the financial support of its congregants.

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First Known Use of congregant

1886

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Definition of congregant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is part of a congregation : a person who is attending religious services or who regularly attends religious services


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