man of the cloth

noun phrase

Definition of man of the cloth 

formal + old-fashioned

: a man who is a priest or minister

Learn More about man of the cloth

Share man of the cloth

Statistics for man of the cloth

Look-up Popularity

Comments on man of the cloth

What made you want to look up man of the cloth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!