priestly

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adjective priest·ly \ˈprēst-lē\

Definition of priestly

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a priest or the priesthood :  sacerdotal

  2. 2 :  characteristic of or befitting a priest

priestliness

noun

Examples of priestly in a sentence

  1. He is a kind, priestly man.

  2. <majestically robed in priestly garments>

15th Century

First Known Use of priestly

15th century


PRIESTLY Defined for English Language Learners

priestly

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adjective priest·ly \ˈprēst-lē\

Definition of priestly for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a priest or to priests as a group : like a priest



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